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  • Disney Exec's Assistant Arrested for Insider Trading Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 7:23 PM ET
    Bonnie Jean Hoxie

    FBI agents arrested two individuals, including one Disney employee, in Los Angeles Wednesday morning on charges related to insider trading, CNBC has learned.

  • Robbers Blow Up Bank but Leave with Empty Pockets Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:02 AM ET
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    A rural German bank was destroyed, but the cash machine remained after suspected robbers attempted to use explosives to break into the bank through the front door, the BBC reported, citing German news media sources.

  • SEC Investigating Leaks in Galleon Insider Trading Case Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 12:20 PM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    The government’s case against accused insider trader Raj Rajaratnam has taken an unexpected twist. The government is now investigating leaks to journalists alleged to have come from the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Allen Stanford a 'Wreck of a Man,' Bail Motion Says Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 3:23 PM ET

    Accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford has been reduced to "a wreck of a man" after nearly a year behind bars, according to the latest motion to get him freed on bail.

  • Stanford Fires Another Attorney in Fraud Case Monday, 17 May 2010 | 12:31 PM ET
    Allen Stanford

    Accused fraudster Allen Stanford has gone through yet another defense attorney. Houston attorney Michael Essmeyer, who just last month was named lead counsel for Stanford, has asked to be removed from the case after he says Stanford fired him.

  • Shining Path Offshoot Swaps Ideology for Drugs Monday, 17 May 2010 | 12:03 PM ET

    Thirty years ago on Monday, followers of Abimael Guzmán, a philosophy professor who believed he was “the fourth sword of communism” after Marx, Lenin and Mao, burned ballot boxes in the remote town of Chuschi on the eve of the first democratic elections in 12 years.

  • With Banks Under Fire, Some Expect a Settlement Friday, 14 May 2010 | 10:07 AM ET
    Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    News on Thursday that New York State prosecutors are examining whether eight banks hoodwinked credit ratings agencies opened yet another front in what is fast becoming the legal battle of a decade for the big names of finance. The New York Times explains.

  • EU Bailout Package Just a 'Fig Leaf': Rogoff Friday, 14 May 2010 | 8:13 AM ET

    The European Cental Bank's bailout package is just a $1 trillion fig leaf covering the problem and a better move would have been to arrange for Greece and Portugal to leave the European Union.

  • Banks In Peril from EU Debt Shell Game: Economist Friday, 14 May 2010 | 6:16 AM ET

    Any assumption that the financial crisis is behind us is way off the mark, as the European Union is just shifting debt obligatoins between the public and private sector and not dealing with the undelying problem.

  • UK Stops Supplying €500 Notes to Fight Crime Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 9:01 AM ET

    Banknote wholesalers will no longer supply the 500 euro note in the UK as part of measures to prevent money laundering, the Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) announced Thursday on its Web site.

  • China’s ‘Mozart’ Drops Off State Hit Parade Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 11:36 PM ET

    Before his arrest on corruption charges, Wang Yi was not only a powerful financial official in the Communist party but also one of China’s most celebrated modern classical music composers. But since his detention and arrest last year, Mr Wang’s magnum opus – a symphony called Ode to China – has been dropped as a repertoire staple of the China National Symphony Orchestra and his compositions derided by formerly adoring media commentators and critics.

  • Busch: Senate Begins Voting, But It Won’t End Well Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 3:20 PM ET

    While tougher regulations on consumer protections and derivatives are the highlights, it will be the lesser known aspects that will make or break many businesses.

  • America’s Riskiest Cities for Cyber Crime Monday, 3 May 2010 | 9:28 AM ET
    Is your city more likely than others to fall prey to cyber crime?  Symantec Corporation, one of the world’s largest makers of antivirus software and the independent research firm Sperling’s BestPlaces, collaborated on a report that ranks the top 50 cities most at risk for cyber crime.The rankings are based on anumber of factors, including cyber crimes reported, level of Internet access, expenditures on computer hardware and software, wireless hotspots, broadband connectivity, Internet usage and

    Is your city more likely than others to fall prey to cyber crime? Click to find out.

  • Legalize Street Drugs: Mexico's Salinas Monday, 26 Apr 2010 | 3:25 PM ET
    Ricardo Salinas

    Ricardo Salinas, the second richest man in Mexico, told CNBC Monday that the sale of illicit drugs should be legalized.

  • Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta

    Government investigators believe a Goldman Sachs director improperly told Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway would be making a $5 billion investment in Goldman in September of 2008, according to a report this morning in the Wall Street Journal.

  • Major Issue in Goldman Case: Was There Really Any Fraud? Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 11:47 AM ET
    gavel and money

    The government's case against Goldman Sachs revolves in part around whether the investor that selected the toxic securities at the center of the case also could be the primary victim.

  • Goldman Suit 'Reeks' of Political Motivation: Rep. Issa Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 11:02 AM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission's civil fraud suit against Goldman Sachs "reeks" of political motivation, Rep. Darrell Issa (R. Calif) told CNBC.

  • US Politicians 'Looking For Scapegoats': Roach Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 5:59 AM ET

    Hedge fund firm Paulson & Co. said its role in the collateralized debt obligations sold by Goldman Sachs was "appropriate and conducted in good faith," according to a company letter sent to investors and obtained by CNBC.

  • Paulson: Our Role in Goldman CDOs Was 'Appropriate' Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 3:11 AM ET

    Hedge fund firm Paulson & Co. said its role in the collateralized debt obligations sold by Goldman Sachs was "appropriate and conducted in good faith," according to a company letter sent to investors and obtained by CNBC.

  • SEC and Allen Stanford: See Inspector General's Report Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010 | 1:22 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission knew that Allen Stanford was involved in a Ponzi scheme as far back as 1997, according to a report released Friday by SEC Inspector General David Kotz.

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  • "$UDDEN DEATH"/ "HIP HOP HUSTLE" - NCAA basketball coaches are among the victims who get financially slam dunked in a $39 million scam out of Houston. And a wannabe rap star claims he's working with a famous Hollywood star to collect money to produce a movie about his 'gangsta' life. But there is no movie only hip-hop star livin'.

  • With investigators eager to confirm that Joel Salinas is running a $39 million investment fraud, he runs out of options and sets off on a final escape.

  • The $1.5 million raised to produce a movie was a scam. Instead Eric Jagclicic spent investor money on fancy cars, exotic pets, and more.

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