Stewart Case Focuses On Cover-up, Not Insider Deal

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http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/156/business/More_aggressive_legal_strategy_used+.shtml It's rare that prosecutors bring criminal charges for insider trading, and the case filed yesterday against Martha Stewart is no exception, the Boston Globe says. It focuses instead on the cover-up that Stewart and her former stockbroker allegedly committed to hide their trading in ImClone Systems Inc. as shares in the biotechnology company fell in late 2001. More broadly, the Globe says, the case shows a more aggressive legal strategy that some have argued prosecutors should . . .

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