[Reuters] FBI uses Twitter, social media to look for securities fraud

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[Reuters] FBI uses Twitter, social media to look for securities fraud - 11/26/12 07:07 AM

(Reuters) - The FBI sees social media as a potential breeding ground for securities fraud, and has agents scouring Twitter and Facebook for tips, according to two top agents overseeing a long-running investigation into insider trading in the $2 trillion hedge fund industry.