The number of new FBI investigations into insider trading jumped 43% in the year ended Sept 30...

|By:, SA News Editor

The number of new FBI investigations into insider trading jumped 43% in the year ended Sept 30 in what has become the biggest crackdown since the 1980s amid closer co-operation between different agencies. Since 2009, Manhattan prosecutors have filed criminal charges against 72 hedge fund traders, company insiders and consultants.