Ralph Janvey has spent years searching for billions lost in the Stanford Ponzi scheme. CNBC's Scott Cohn sits down with him in an exclusive interview.» Read More
If a stranger came up to you on the street, would you give him your name, Social Security number and e-mail address?
So where are the criminal indictments of Wall Street CEOs after the largest economic crime spree is U.S. history?
If there is a protracted battle on any nominee or if any nominee is withdrawn after they are proposed, the process has the potential to wipe out most of the summer and part of the fall. This would leave little time to pass any meaningful legislation before Congress adjourns before the mid-term elections.
Family members of admitted fraudster Bernard Madoff have insisted that they, too, are victims of the historic Ponzi scheme, and moved late Monday to dismiss a civil complaint alleging that they helped facilitate the fraud.
Online fraud cases in the US cost victims more than twice as much in 2009 as they did the previous year, underscoring fears that internet crime is growing out of control.
It is sport among black belt sushi eaters here to see just how daring one’s palate can be. But even among the squid-chomping, roe-eating and uni-nibbling fans, whale is almost unheard of on the plate. It also happens to be illegal.
An official with the New Orleans Police Department said Sequent Energy Management President Douglas Schantz's disappearance may be linked to foul play, Dow Jones reported on Monday.
He calls himself “America’s Prophet,” a psychic, trained by Nepalese monks in the art of time travel, who can foretell the future of the stock market. But to the authorities, Sean David Morton is simply a fraud — and a really, really bad psychic.
My CNBC colleague Mary Thompson recently interviewed Harry Markopolos who for nearly ten years; tried, and failed, to alert regulators and investors of Bernie Madoff's $65 billion dollar Ponzi scheme.
Prosecutors say SK Foods not only paid off buyers in exchange for contracts but also hid problems like mold.
Congress could have passed a more sweeping jobs bill with larger bipartisan support if Democrats had been more willing to work with Republicans, Sen. Charles Grassley told CNBC.
The court-appointed receiver who is tracking down the billions of dollars missing in the alleged Ponzi scheme has filed suit against the major parties' congressional campaign committee seeking the return of $1.6 million in contributions they received from company founder Allen Stanford and his top lieutenants.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel says he can't turn over political contributions linked to indicted billionaire Allen Stanford, because the money has already been donated to charity.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's case against accused fraudster Allen Stanford should be dismissed, according to his attorneys, in part because the certificates of deposit at the heart of the alleged scheme were not securities.
A wealthy investor in Virginia pleaded guilty on Tuesday to criminal tax evasion involving an international bank, said by a person briefed on the case to be HSBC, one of the world’s largest private banks.
A former Merrill Lynch broker in Manhattan has been arrested and charged with 11 counts related to his alleged theft of $780,000 from the company, some of which was used to buy a Ferrari, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said Tuesday.
One year after the Securities and Exchange Commission accused Texas billionaire Allen Stanford of running a massive fraud through his offshore bank in Antigua, a group of Stanford investors is suing the region's central bank, calling it Stanford's "partner in crime."
An ex-Goldman Sachs programmer was charged on Thursday for stealing propriety computer codes used to support his former employer's high-frequency trading system.
With criminals growing increasingly sophisticated and organized, identity fraud is once again on the rise, according to a survey released by Javelin Strategy & Research.
A federal grand jury in New York has returned a new indictment against hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam and former consultant Danielle Chiesi, sharply raising the stakes in what authorities had already called the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history.
Aubrey Lee Price, a former bank director wanted by the FBI in connection with a multi-million dollar investment scheme was arrested during a traffic stop by the Glynn County Sheriff’s department on Dec. 31st in Brunswick, Ga. Price allegedly faked his own death by disappearing off a Key West ferry in 2012. Although Florida issued a death certificate, the FBI suspected Price was still alive.
Eric Bartoli was arrested Dec. 11 in Peru. He he been on the run for almost a decade, wanted for his alleged involvement in stealing millions from investors in the U.S. and Latin America.
The accused mastermind of a $65 million scam featured on "American Greed: The Fugitives" has been apprehended by authorities.