Past Event

White Collar Week: Tipper X

November 16, 2016
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Jerome Greene Hall 106

Imagine dropping off your laundry at the dry cleaner and receiving a tap on the shoulder by an FBI agent that changes your life forever… It happened to Thomas Hardin, aka “Tipper X,” a former successful Wall Street analyst.  After being charged with two felony counts of securities fraud, he collaborated for nearly 7 years as an FBI informant in “Operation Perfect Hedge,” the largest insider trading investigation of the past 25 years, leading to over 80 guilty pleas or convictions. 

Come join us and learn more about Thomas Hardin’s intriguing story, the temptations and pressures faced by hedge fund analysts, and insider trading investigations more generally.