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  • Federal workers relieved by limits on online disclosures

    Federal workers relieved by limits on online disclosures
    Details of financial transactions by members of Congress and thousands of high-level federal workers were supposed to be posted online last month for anyone in the world to see — a key step, supporters of the move said, toward greater transparency...
  • Repeal of insider trading ban frees top officials to line their pockets again

    Repeal of insider trading ban frees top officials to line their pockets again
    Congress passed the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act in 2012 in response to the public outcry over members' self-serving insider trading scandal last year. As with most laws, what is a crime for citizens was not illegal or unethical for...
  • Herbalife posts better-than-expected earnings, again

    Herbalife posts better-than-expected earnings, again
    Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts' expectations and its own guidance. The company reported earnings of $118.8 million, or $1.10 a share, up from...
  • The Harbor Report: Digging Doug's work on the harbor

    The Harbor Report: Digging Doug's work on the harbor
    As I work my way around the harbor each week, I always look for people I would like to emulate. One such person is Doug West, and I have said this before about Doug and his efforts as chairman of the Newport Beach Harbor Commission. He wants to help and...
  • Man indicted on securities fraud in Disney's Marvel acquisition

    Man indicted on securities fraud in Disney's Marvel acquisition
    A California man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of securities fraud in connection with the Walt Disney Co.'s $4-billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment. Toby G. Scammell, 28, allegedly learned confidential details of the...
  • KPMG auditor deserves 3 years for insider trading, probation office says

    KPMG auditor deserves 3 years for insider trading, probation office says
    Former KPMG partner Scott London should be sentenced to three years in prison for selling secret information about the accounting firm’s clients to a stock-trading friend, who used the tips to make more than $1.2 million in profitable trades, the...
  • Three-year prison term recommended for former KPMG auditor

    Three-year prison term recommended for former KPMG auditor
    Former KPMG auditing partner Scott London should spend three years in prison on his insider-trading conviction for selling secret information about the accounting firm's clients to a stock-trading friend, the federal probation office in Los Angeles...
  • Bank of America is found liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud

    Bank of America is found liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud
    NEW YORK — Bank of America has been found liable for fraud in the sale of faulty loans by its Countrywide mortgage unit, a major victory for the federal government as it continues to pursue cases stemming from the financial crisis. A federal...
  • Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'

    Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'
    For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream. He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...
  • Former KPMG senior partner to plead guilty to securities fraud

    Former KPMG senior partner to plead guilty to securities fraud
    A former senior partner at accounting firm KPMG's Los Angeles office has agreed to plead guilty to a securities fraud charge of passing inside information about the firm's clients to a friend, who used it to make more than $1 million in stock trades....
  • Dodgers have many worries, but insider trading is not one of them

    Dodgers have many worries, but insider trading is not one of them
    As the first full week of the off-season dawns, the Dodgers have their fair share of concerns. Can Dodgers President Stan Kasten make peace with Manager Don Mattingly? Can the Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw agree on the contract extension that would...