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Phil Mickelson's insider trading scandal raises troubling questions

Phil Mickelson never saw a shot he didn't think he could hit.Part of his massive popularity in golf is the high-risk nature with which he attacks the game. When he won his third Masters in 2010, the signature shot was a 6-iron between a gap in the Georgia pines that barely cleared a tiny tributary of Rae's creek and settled 5 feet from the hole.It's the high risk off the golf course...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

On Golf: Mickelson's latest high risk is off the golf course

Phil Mickelson never saw a shot he didn't think he could hit. Part of his massive popularity in golf is the high-risk nature with which he attacks the game. When he won his third Masters in 2010, the signature shot was a 6-iron between a gap in the Georgia pines that barely cleared a tiny tributary of Rae's creek and settled 5 feet from the hole. It's the high risk off the golf...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Phil Mickelson to repay $1 million in SEC case

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on an SEC insider trading case involving golfer Phil Mickelson (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million dollars that the Securities And Exchange Commission says he earned in an illegal insider trading scheme. The SEC says a gambler named William Walters received tips and business information...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Phil Mickelson’s top ten reactions to the insider trading connection

Phil Mickelson has been connected with insider trading for investing $2.4 million on an alleged tip.  It stems from a conversation that Mickelson had with two Las Vegas investors involving an upcoming spin-off Dean Food was planning.  The two investors informed Phil of the happening and Phil threw his money around. Per CNN Money: Mickelson allegedly bought $2.4 million worth...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Insider trading lawsuit filed against Phil Mickelson

It looks like professional golfer Phil Mickelson could be in some serious trouble over the next few months. On Thursday morning, it was announced that Mickelson has been sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for nearly $1 million due to what could end up being a felony. The lawsuit is for $930,000, which the golfer reportedly made due to insider trading, a possible federal...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Mickelson accused of insider trading

Golfer Phil Mickelson was accused of insider trading on Thursday, according to Market Watch. Mickelson is connected with a case in which two other individuals are facing criminal charges. Mickelson allegedly received a tip from gambler William “Billy” Walters, who received his information from a former Dean Foods chairman named Thomas Davis. Davis leaked that Dean Foods would...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson loses $5,000 bet to 17-year-old Australian golfer

Phil Mickelson bit off a little more than he could chew when he made a practice round bet with 17-year-old Ryan Ruffels, who was an amateur at the time. Ruffels just turned professional this week and is regarded as the “next big thing” for golf in Australia. Ruffels told the Sydney Morning Herald the time Mickelson tried to persuade him to remain an amateur and go to his alma...
Via The Comeback
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson hits shot onto hotel balcony

By Steve DelVecchio Phil Mickelson nearly made one of his patented final-round runs at the British Open on Monday, and then he hit a drive onto a hotel balcony. Mickelson stepped to the tee on the 17th hole having gone 6-under for the day to put him at 10-under for the tournament. The leaders were sitting at 12-under at the time, so Phil had an outside chance of contending...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mickelson likely committed no crime even if he gambled

By Steve DelVecchio Phil Mickelson and his astronomical fortune have once again made headlines for the wrong reasons, but that doesn’t mean the five-time major champion is guilty of committing a crime. The latest alleged scandal involves an illegal gambling operation and $2.75 million of Mickelson’s money. Gregory Silveira, a 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Mickelson linked to money laundering for gambling ring

By Steve DelVecchio Phil Mickelson has found his name linked to an illegal offshore gambling operation, as a report indicates that nearly $3 million of his money was transferred to an intermediary who pleaded guilty to money laundering last week. According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines, 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper Gregory Silveira pleaded guilty to three counts...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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