How many insider trading cases are there?
168 over the past three years
There were 168 insider trading cases over the past three years. It is interesting to know that these insider trading actions were filed against nearly 400 individuals and entities. They registered illicit profits or avoided losses. The total value was huge – approximately $600 million. This is definitely something. Keep in mind that financial professionals, hedge fund managers, corporate insiders have been involved in these cases. Unfortunately, many attorneys unlawfully traded on material non-public information. The main idea is that insider trading continues to be a high priority area.