To Catch a Trader

Published on 8th September 2017 by

A 2014 PBS Frontline documentary which goes inside the American governments seven year long ‘Operation Perfect Hedge’ investigation into insider trading on Wall Street involving numerous major hedge funds, the documentary makes use of incriminating FBI wire traps which recorded various hedge fund bosses and focuses primarily on the alleged insider trading of hedge fund heavyweight Steven A. Cohen. Featuring in the film are various Justice Department and Wall Street insiders.

Steven A. Cohen avoided conviction and was fined for a lesser charge of failing to to supervise an employee convicted of illegal trading, the multi-billionaire is now making moves to re-enter the business with a new hedge fund. His net worth is estimated to stand at approximately $13.5 billion. Watch more trading documentaries here.

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