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FBI reportedly investigating Phil Mickelson for insider trading

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, a source familiar with the matter said. Federal investigators are looking into whether Mickelson and Mr Walters may have traded illegally on private information provided by Icahn about his investments in public corporations, the source said, confirming reports last night. Mr Icahn, a legendary activist investor, said he was unaware of any investigation and said that his firm always followed the law. He acknowledged a…