Ex-Amazon Manager, 2 Others Charged by SEC With Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged a former finance manager at Amazon  (AMZN) – Get Report and two family members with insider trading, improperly earning $1.4 million of profit between January 2016 and July 2018.

In a complaint the SEC filed in a federal court in Seattle, the agency said that Laksha Bohra, a senior manager in Amazon’s tax department who worked on the Seattle tech and online-retail giant’s earnings reports; her husband, Viky Bohra, and Viky’s father, Gotham Bohra, traded on confidential information about Amazon’s financial performance.

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