NEW YORK May 23 U.S. prosecutors are seeking
testimony from three senior executives of the $15 billion hedge
fund SAC Capital Advisors, the Wall Street Journal reported on
The U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of New
York issued subpoenas to SAC's president, chief compliance
officer and head of trading, according to the Journal's report.
Others at SAC, including the firm's founder Steven A. Cohen,
were asked last week to testify before a grand as part of the
U.S. government's insider trading probe of the hedge fund,
Reuters has previously reported.
The three who received the subpoenas are Thomas Conheeney,
SAC's president, Steven Kessler, the chief compliance officer
and Phillipp Villhauer, the head of trading, the Wall Street
An SAC spokesman declined to comment on the report.