Cuban readies defense of call in court

Insider-trading trial pits Mavs' Mark Cuban against SEC over fateful trade

Updated: September 30, 2013, 12:34 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

Shortly before noon on a Monday in June 2004 in his office in the American Airlines Center, Mark Cuban saw an email from Guy Faure, the CEO of an Internet search company in which Cuban was the biggest shareholder. Faure wanted Cuban to call him immediately. Cuban made the call, and as soon as Faure realized it was Cuban, Faure said, "I've got some confidential information for you."

For the next eight minutes, Cuban and Faure discussed Faure's revelation that the company, then known ...

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