Ivan F. Boesky


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Ivan F. Boesky

An American investor known for insider trading in the mid-1980s. An arbitrageur, he received tips from colleagues and made major stock purchases in publicly traded companies a few days before mergers or acquisitions were announced. He accumulated $200 million, but paid much of it in fines after he was caught. He later served time in jail.
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