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Investigation of one scheme led prosecutors to another

Mar 14, 2019 - The Boston Globe

It started, improbably, with a securities fraud investigation out of Boston, a so-called pump-and-dump stock scam that extended overseas.

FBI agents and federal prosecutors quickly homed in on a financial executive, according to several people familiar with the case, who said he was willing to cooperate with authorities. He also offered investigators a tantalizing tip, one entirely unrelated to stock prices — a Yale University women's soccer coach had asked him for a bribe to help get hi...