US Steps Up Probes on Insider Trading

U.S. authorities have increased the number of new investigations into insider trading by almost half in the past year, building on their recent crackdown on corruption among professional traders.

James Barnacle, a supervisor of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s economic crimes unit in Washington, said the number of new FBI investigations into insider trading was up 43 percent nationwide for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.

via US Steps Up Probes on Insider Trading – Financial Times