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  • Fishnet temptress Danielle Chiesi snagged by insider trading scandal (preyed on geeks?)

    01/02/2010 10:52:55 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 46 replies · 6,537+ views
    The Times(UK) ^ | 01/03/09 | Tony Allen-Mills
    January 3, 2010 Fishnet temptress Danielle Chiesi snagged by insider trading scandal Tony Allen-Mills in New York Her mother calls her “my angel”, and “the most honest human being in the whole world”. Yet federal investigators take a different view of Danielle Chiesi, a former beauty queen turned hedge-fund consultant, who has emerged at the centre of the biggest insider trading scandal to shake Wall Street for decades. The publication of federal indictments against the flamboyant chief of a $7 billion (£4.3 billion) hedge fund has provided a glimpse into a secretive world of male-dominated corporate networking that allegedly proved...
  • Rajaratnam Surfaced in U.S. Terrorism Probe (Democrat donor, of course...)

    10/18/2009 11:00:55 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 3 replies · 329+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 10/18/09 | By EVAN PEREZ and MATTHEW ROSENBERG
    The hedge-fund billionaire charged as part of a vast insider-trading case surfaced in an earlier, separate probe into U.S. fundraising by a Sri Lankan terrorist group, people familiar with the probe said. As part of that investigation, federal agents said they uncovered documents showing that Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon Group, was among several wealthy Sri Lankans in the U.S. whose donations to a Maryland-based charity made their way to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, according to people familiar with the probe.
  • Rajaratnam Surfaced in U.S. Terrorism Probe [Funded DNC, 0, and Hillary!]

    10/17/2009 8:11:30 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies · 1,516+ views
    Wall St. Journal ^ | October 17th 2009
    OCTOBER 17, 2009 Rajaratnam Surfaced in U.S. Terrorism Probe By EVAN PEREZ and MATTHEW ROSENBERG WASHINGTON—The hedge-fund billionaire charged as part of a vast insider-trading case surfaced in an earlier, separate probe into U.S. fundraising by a Sri Lankan terrorist group, people familiar with the probe said. As part of that investigation, federal agents said they uncovered documents showing that Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon Group, was among several wealthy Sri Lankans in the U.S. whose donations to a Maryland-based charity made their way to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, according to people familiar with the probe. Raj...
  • Billionaire among 6 nabbed in inside trading case

    10/16/2009 1:48:38 PM PDT · by BAW · 34 replies · 1,898+ views
    New York Times ^ | 10-16-2009
    One of America's wealthiest men was among six hedge fund managers and corporate executives arrested Friday in a hedge fund insider trading case that prosecutors say generated more than $25 million in illegal profits and should be a wake-up call for Wall Street. Raj Rajaratnam, a partner in Galleon Management and a portfolio manager for Galleon Group, a hedge fund with up to $7 billion in assets under management, was accused of conspiring with others to trade based on insider information about several publicly traded companies, including Google Inc. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a news conference it was the...
  • Billionaire Hedge Fund Founder Arrested for Insider Trading

    10/16/2009 3:38:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies · 1,352+ views
    NBC New York ^ | Fri, Oct 16, 2009 | JONATHAN DIENST and ALICE MCQUILLAN
    Raj Rajaratnam was ranked by Forbes magazine last year among the 400 richest AmericansThe billionaire founder of the Galleon Group hedge fund and five others were arrested in a $20 million insider trading scandal, federal authorities said Friday. Raj Rajaratnam, 52, ranked by Forbes magazine last year among the 400 richest Americans, was charged with conspiracy and securities fraud along with current and former executives from Bear Stearns, IBM, Intel Capital and McKinsey & Co., according to federal prosecutors. Rajaratnam, was ranked No. 559 by Forbes magazine this year among the world's wealthiest billionaires, with a $1.3 billion net worth....