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Federal Indictment Charges Chicago Attorney With Insider Trading of Education Technology Company

CHICAGO — A Chicago attorney used insider information obtained from a friend to purchase shares of an education-technology company before it publicly announced strong quarterly earnings, according to an indictment returned in federal court. The […]

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Chicago Physician and Researcher Charged With Insider Trading Connected to Biotechnology Company in California

Accused of Knowing Breach of Fiduciary Duty CHICAGO — A Chicago physician used insider information to purchase shares of a California-based biotechnology company before it publicly announced positive results from a clinical trial of an […]

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Evanston Resident Accused of Insider Trading Pleads Guilty; Used Information from Husband to Purchase Shares of Company Before its Acquisition

Following an Insider Trading investigation, Denise Grevas, 60, of Evanston, pleaded guilty to one count of securities fraud, admitting Thursday, October 21, 2021 that she used insider information obtained from her husband to purchase shares […]

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Chicago Fixed Income Trader Charged in Federal Court With Engaging in Unauthorized Trading Causing $30M Loss

CHICAGO — A Chicago trader was charged on Thursday, September 30, 2021 with securities fraud for allegedly engaging in unauthorized speculative bond trading that cost his employer and others more than $30 million. Keith Wakefield, […]