After the detection of uncommon stock trading during PokerStars` acquisition by Amaya Gaming, Canadian authorities confiscated three computers from the company.
Canadian gambling news report that a judge decided to release the details of a search warrant, previously banned from publication. The search was done in December byAutorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), stock market regulators, and it explored the dealings of 20 workers at Amaya Gaming, Manulife Securities and CanaccordGenuity Corporation.
The documents suggest that some unnamed staff members spread confidential details before the company`s acquisition of the Rational Group. Canadian news report, that some of the seized devices belong to three workers at Amaya Gaming. Among the seized devices there are computers and all storage devices.
Amaya defends its employees
One of the individuals informing AMF is said to be an employee at Manulife Securities. Other gambling news report about 15 Manulife workers being under investigation. Manulife and CanaccordGenuity Corp helped Amaya last June in the acquisition of Rational Group, which includes PokerStars and Full Tilt.
Mobile casino gambling sources reported that Amaya`s shares were plummeting around noon despite the company`s rejection of the charges. They dismiss the allegations concerning their workers, and remains positive about the outcome of the probe.