Here’s a look at some of the major insider-trading cases over the years.
July 19, 2013 The Securities and Exchange Commission charged hedge fund tycoon Steven A. Cohen with failing to supervise two of his employees. The SEC said that Cohen turned a blind eye to suspicious trades made by two of his employees at SAC Capital Advisors in 2008 — Mathew Martoma and Michael Steinberg, who have already been charged with insider trading by the SEC. The civil charges against Cohen could potentially end the career of the hedge fund industry’s godfather. STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS Buy Photo