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Calif. Woman Arrested In Insider Trading Case

LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:

NPR's business news starts with an insider trading probe.

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WERTHEIMER: Federal prosecutors have charged a seventh person for conspiracy and securities fraud in a widening investigation. Winifred Jiau is a consultant for what's known as an expert-network company. These firms, including several in California, are the focus of the investigation. Prosecutors say the companies are illegally providing inside information about technology companies to big investors. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.