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Securities Fraud Expert Witnesses

What areas of finance may securities fraud expert witnesses consult on? They may write reports and testify on insider trading, Ponzi schemes, and SEC investigations. On February 6th former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Mathew Martoma was found guilty of insider trading. Officials said Martoma sold shares in two pharmaceutical companies after getting inside information from Dr. Sidney Gilman. Dr. Gilman testified he disclosed drug test data to Martoma before the information was made public in 2008. Martoma then sold the shares and made SAC $276M.

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