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S.E.C. Files Civil Case Against Steven
Cohen of SAC

New York Times, by Ben Protess

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 7/19/2013 5:37:59 PM

Federal regulators filed a civil action against Steven A. Cohen on Friday, accusing the billionaire hedge fund manager of “failing to supervise” employees and prevent them from insider trading. The action, filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission, delivers a serious blow to Mr. Cohen, the founder of SAC Capital Advisors. The agency is seeking to bar Mr. Cohen from overseeing investor funds, a death knell to a hedge fund manager. (Snip) SAC agreed several months ago to settle charges with the S.E.C., paying a record $615 million. Federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. continue to investigate the fund.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 7/19/2013 5:51:13 PM     (No. 9432663)

For some reason Mr. Cohen is on the SEC S-List and is to be milked dry.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/19/2013 6:11:26 PM     (No. 9432698)

Corzine didn´t even get his wrist slap and walks unscathed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/19/2013 6:15:37 PM     (No. 9432710)

Is the S.E.C profiling? Corzine skates while Cohen is accused while the FBI is STILL investigating??
But it wouldn´t be because of ethnic identity, would it? s/

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 7/19/2013 6:16:50 PM     (No. 9432712)

Dag! I was hoping this was going to be about football...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 7/19/2013 7:19:38 PM     (No. 9432824)

The "record fines" just keep piling up.

$615 million is equivalent to $80 million in 2000 which is $16 million in 1979 which is $48 thousand in 1960 which is the same as $66 dollars in August of 1945. In 1929 it would buy a loaf of bread.

My how times have changed.

P.S. Not based on fact, but you get the picture!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 7/19/2013 8:25:39 PM     (No. 9432933)

Dittos #2. I also would like to know the real story here. My theory is Corzine is a big donor and Cohen is not. Kind of like what Clinton pulled with Microsoft when they threatened them with that anti-trust suit.

Microsoft still hasn´t gotten their corporate spine and cojones back. Like Zimmerman and his gun.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: altoona, 7/19/2013 11:03:07 PM     (No. 9433117)

Shakedown in progress.

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