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Guy Who Traded Inside Information Re: Skechers, Herbalife For Envelopes Of Cash, Concert Tickets Pleads Guilty

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And he's legitimately sorry though he'd like to just say, in his defense, that he had no idea the tips he was passing on to his jeweler/golfing friend would've amounted to a $1 million and then some profit. Twenty grand, sure. Fifty thousand, MAYBE.

Scott London, 50 years old, agreed to plead guilty to one count of securities fraud. The move was expected. Mr. London admitted wrongdoing almost as soon as the insider-trading scheme became known in April. His attorney, Harland W. Braun, has previously said Mr. London intended to plead guilty. Mr. Braun couldn't be reached for comment Tuesday. Mr. London faces up to 20 years in prison, though he is likely to receive a lesser sentence under federal sentencing guidelines...Mr. Shaw, a jeweler, made at least $1.27 million in illegal profits by trading on the information, the government says, though Mr. London insisted in his plea agreement that he was unaware of how much Mr. Shaw was profiting "and could not have reasonably foreseen that the profits would be as high as they actually were."

Ex-KPMG Partner Admits To Fraud [AP]
Former KPMG Partner Agrees to Plead Guilty in Insider-Trading Scheme [WSJ]


Women Who Insider Traded On Shared Boyfriend's Behalf Somehow Found Not Guilty

Jessica Mang, who traded material non-public information based on tips obtained by her Mizuho investment banker boyfriend, Thomas Ammann, because he promised to take her on vacation afterward and also because she thought his entrusting her with such a high level task was a sign he wanted to get serious, was cleared by a jury today, as was Christina Weckwerth, Thomas Ammann's other girlfriend/execution trader.