The SEC has commenced an investigation into Barnes & Noble's accounting, pushing shares of the bookstore chain sharply lower.» Read More
NEW YORK, Dec 5- A former Dell Inc supply manager who cooperated with government insider trading investigations, including a probe of a portfolio manager at SAC Capital Advisors, avoided prison on Thursday as a result of his cooperation. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan sentenced DeVore to time served plus two years of supervised release.
MIAMI-- A South Florida attorney has been convicted for his role in an $800 million insurance fraud scheme involving investments in death benefits. A jury on Wednesday convicted 64- year-old Anthony Livoti Jr. of money laundering and fraud conspiracy in the Mutual Benefits Corp. case. Company co-founder Joel Steinger is set for trial in April.
Tokyo police arrested a Deutsche Securities employee for suspected bribery after the Deutsche official spent thousands of dollars on entertainment.
A truck carrying "extremely dangerous" radioactive material was found Wednesday close to the place where it was stolen in Mexico. NBC reports.
A former Goldman Sachs trader who pleaded guilty to fraudulently building a futures trade should repay $118 million to his former employer, U.S. prosecutors said.
NEW YORK, Dec 2- Portfolio manager Michael Steinberg sought to warn SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven A. Cohen that he was trading in the opposite direction to bets that were based on inside information, a former analyst at the hedge fund testified Monday.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports new details on just how far Bernard Madoff went to hide his investment fraud.
Christmas may be the season for giving, but it also the season for scamming, according to internet security firm McAfee.
Cyberthreats are growing and evolving, with spam and malware at record levels last quarter. The report also warned about digital currencies, such as bitcoin.
BOISE, Idaho-- Eight Romanians who arrived in Idaho a decade ago face deportation after federal prosecutors say they entered sham marriages to stay illegally in America. Attorney Wendy Olson said they all lied to stay: Since 2012, seven have pleaded guilty to fraud, while another awaits U.S. District Court proceedings in Boise.
NBC investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports on teens attacking strangers in the "knockout game."
Trenton laid off a third of its police force two years ago, and state and county police have been picking up the slack. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the city saw a new record number of murders at 33.
NEW YORK, Nov 21- Bank of America Corp urged a U.S. federal judge to impose no penalty even after a jury found it liable for fraud over the sale of defective mortgages by its Countrywide Financial unit.
US lawmakers are seeking to make it easier for investment fraud victims to seek compensation, after investors in Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme were deemed ineligible to file claims.
A SEC examiner was criminally charged for making false statements about his stock holdings that were prohibited under SEC ethics rules.
*New York federal appeals court denies "en banc" review. NEW YORK, Nov 19- A federal appeals court on Monday refused to disturb the insider trading conviction of Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, one of the most prominent defendants in the U.S. government's wide-ranging probe into insider trading.
The popular use of bitcoins raises concerns about a lack of regulatory oversight for virtual currency which could attract scam artists.
We are headed into the busy season for scammers and identity thieves who hope to take advantage of holiday shoppers online and at the store. Herb Weisbaum explains what to watch out for and how to protect yourself.
Police in Paris are searching for a gunman who opened fire at the offices of a left-wing newspaper and major bank. Interior Minister Manuel Valls arrives at the Libertarian newspaper offices where the shooting took place.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- A trial starting this week will provide a window into what prosecutors have called a decade-long insider trading scheme at Steven A. Cohen's once-powerful SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund.