Tag Archives: josh baazov
- Securities watchdog says ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov was beard for brother’s shares
September 21, 2017
Former Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov was a beard for his brother’s shareholdings in the online gambling company, according to Quebec’s securities watchdog. Baazov’s criminal trial on insider trading charges isn’t scheduled to begin until November, but Quebec securities regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) says it has obtained evidence...
- Offshore data leak exposes possible link to Amaya Gaming insider trading probe
April 5, 2016
UPDATE: This article originally suggested that the ICIJ data reported below was part of the so-called Panama Papers. In fact, the data is from an earlier cache of 2.5m leaked files analyzed and released by the ICIJ. Regardless, this data has taken on new relevance given the AMF insider trading...
- Will the real Amaya CEO please stand up?
March 29, 2016
Canadian media sources continue to turn up the heat on Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov, painting him as the primary culprit at the heart of the insider trading allegations rocking the online gambling operator. On Monday, the Canadian Press blasted out a headline indicating Baazov (pictured, in tie) was the...
- Securities probe links Amaya CEO, brother to illegal trades in seven companies
March 27, 2016
A Montreal newspaper has reported that the older brother of Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov illegally funneled insider company information to the brother’s bookmaking partner to reap $1.5m in illict profits. Hugo Joncas, a writer at Le Journal de Montreal, shed more light on the insider trading charges filed this...
Dubai investor accuses ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov of fraud
September 22, 2017