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NEW YORK (WFAN) – At the end of last week, NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor’s Super Bowl XXV ring was sold for an ungodly price of $230, 401.
But who was the man (or woman) behind the acquisition of this prized piece of jewelry?
Nobody knew — and they still don’t for sure — but now there are some clues as to who made the purchase.
And here’s a hint: he’s still winning!
“(Reuters) – Federal prosecutors on Monday announced insider trading charges against a former Yahoo employee and a fund manager for illegally sharing and trading on secret company information.
The pair pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court on Monday, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office said in a press release.
They were also charged by U.S. securities regulators in a parallel civil proceeding. The SEC said it is pursuing a civil settlement with the two.
Prosecutors said Robert Kwok, 36, a former senior director of business management at Yahoo, had illegally tipped Reema Shah, 40, about an impending July 2009 partnership between Yahoo and Microsoft.”Comments »
Hat Tip @HCPG on Twitter for finding this via smartmoney.com
By Quentin Fottrell
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg changed his status to “married” Saturday and received over one million “likes” from his followers. But the site he founded isn’t always so marriage-friendly. In fact, lawyers say the social network contributes to an increasing number of marriage breakups.
More than a third of divorce filings last year contained the word Facebook, according to a survey by Divorce Online, a UK-based legal services firm.Comments »
“Robin Gibb, one-third of the Bee Gees, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his spokesperson has confirmed via a statement. Gibb was 62 years old.
“The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery,” reads the statement. “The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time.”Comments »