SEC Charges Dead Attorney In Insider Trading Scam

Law360, New York (September 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A deceased lawyer and a weight-loss doctor are among a group of four accused by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of a scheme to trade on insider information about Koch Industries Inc.'s buyout in 2005 of paper giant Georgia-Pacific Corp.

In a complaint filed by the SEC in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Tuesday, dead lawyer James Zeglis is accused of misappropriating confidential documents from his older brother, John Zeglis – a member of Georgia-Pacific's board of directors –...
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