Fund Scandal Ensnares CSFB

June 28, 2004 ( - Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) has been hit with subpoenas from federal and state regulators and part of the continuing probe into abusive late trading and market timing fund trading practices.

In a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),   CSFB said it has received the information demands from “various governmental and regulatory bodies” including the SEC and New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.

Credit Suisse said in the filing that the subpoenas were sent to “current and former affiliates” of CSFB. The company said in the filing that it is cooperating with authorities in the probe.

Federal and state offcials have been pursuing a wide-ranging investigation into fund trading practices as well as certain fund sales techniques.