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Boesky, Ivan

Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 78 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Bankers

US financier and white-collar criminal


1937 – Ivan Frederick Boesky was born on the 6th of March in Detroit, to a Russian-Jewish family. He was notable for his prominent role in a Wall Street insider trading scandal that occurred in the United States.


Graduated from Detroit College of Law.


1986 – Confessed to illegal insider trading on Wall Street, cooperating with Securities and Exchange Commission undercover investigation before confession made public.


        – Investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for making investments based on tips received from corporate insiders.


1987 – Pleaded guilty and convicted of one felony charge of conspiracy to make fraudulent statements to government sentenced to three years in prison.


1987-1990 – He served his prison sentence at Lompoc FPC near Vandenburg AFB in California.