The United States Attorney's Office for the District of
Columbia has launched an investigation to determine whether
private detectives employed by Allied Capital, a business
development company, used unlawful tactics to spy on hedge fund
manager David Einhorn as well as his firm, $4.7 billion
Greenlight Capital Management.
Allied received a subpoena in late December to produce
documents that could help federal prosecutors diagram its
relationship with the detectives and learn how much the
Washington, D.C.-based company knew about their methods....