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US 'Probes Possible Insider Trading' By Icahn, Mickelson

Professional golfer Phil Mickelson has been ensnared in a federal investigation that is looking to see if he received illegal stock tips from billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
US 'Probes Possible Insider Trading' By Icahn, Mickelson

Via AFP:

A federal investigation is probing whether a top-ranked professional golfer and a high-stakes gambler got illegal stock tips from billionaire investor Carl Icahn, US media reported Friday.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and US Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating the stock trading patters of champion golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William "Billy" Walters, alleging they may have gotten inside information from Icahn about his investment plans, according to the reports.

The probe is focused in particular on investments the men made in cleaning products ma...

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