A federal jury Monday found a former Credit Suisse Group investment banker guilty of insider trading and conspiracy.
Prosecutors accused the banker, Hafiz Naseem, 37, of taking part in a $7.5 million scheme to leak inside information about pending corporate takeovers by calling a friend in his native Pakistan, who then traded on the unlawful tips.
Mr. Naseem was accused of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and 28 additional counts of insider trading.
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