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Former Bell employee accused of insider trading

telecom | 08/27/2015 6:13 pm EDT

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), Quebec’s financial market regulator, said Thursday that it has uncovered an illegal insider-trading scheme involving a former BCE Inc. employee that allowed this individual, along with some family and friends, to realize profits of more than $1 million since 2012. The AMF said in the press release that Renée Morier, a former executive assistant to a senior officer at Bell, is the central figure in this case. It said Morier had communicated internal information related to the acquisitions of Glentel, Bell Aliant and Astral...