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Lawyer: Mark Cuban 'knew better'

Updated: October 1, 2013, 4:06 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- A government lawyer says the drive to win that helps Mark Cuban succeed in business led the billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner to cheat by using insider information to sell stock in an Internet company.

"Mark Cuban violated the law, and he knew better," Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer Jan Folena said Tuesday during opening statements to jurors at Cuban's insider-trading trial.

One of Cuban's lawyers said that the SEC's chief witness was lying and portrayed ...

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