The SEC has commenced an investigation into Barnes & Noble's accounting, pushing shares of the bookstore chain sharply lower.» Read More
The Web site connected to the foundation of the world's best golfer has pulled the logo of Stanford Financial off its site.
A court document suggests a former associate of Ponzi scheme king Bernard Madoff may not have known all the money was lost before Madoff confessed to authorities.
In the last two weeks the Securities Investor Protection Corporation or SIPC, has received 1,150 new claims from clients of Bernard Madoff.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has issued subpoenas to seven top executives at Merrill Lynch -- executives who earned more than $200 million last year, according to sources familiar with the investigation.
FINRA is out with some new tools to raise red flags for potential fraud. Are you protecting your investments?
Accused swindler Bernard Madoff will be attending court hearings set for Wednesday over a potential conflict of interest regarding his attorney Ira Sorkin, CNBC has learned.
Accused fraudster Allen Stanford has been making calls to his Caribbean base of Antigua to try and gain support and allies, CNBC has learned.
We've been getting away with operating on the cheap for decades, but now it's killing us. The problem isn't that the SEC is wasting its resources, it's that it doesn't have enough resources.
Jordan Belfort ran the investment firm Stratton Oakmont. In his book he takes his readers on a real life journey into “jerk world” where real life jerks gloat over those poor schmucks they lied to and those they robbed.
How's this for the war against the young: two judges in Pennsylvania who took kickbacks to send young offenders to two privately run "youth detention centers" plead guilty to wire fraud and tax fraud and got just 87 months in Federal Prison. That's right 87 months, not years.
The judge in the SEC's civil suit against Stanford Financial has recused himself after determining that "a person within the third degree of relationship" to him has "substantial holdings" managed by one of Stanford's companies.
FBI agents served the complaint from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Texas billionaire Allen Stanford in Virginia, an FBI spokesman said on Thursday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission obtained a court order halting an alleged Ponzi scheme by Hawaii-based Billions Coupons and its CEO Marvin R. Cooper that was targeting members of the Deaf community in the U.S. and Japan.
The head of Stanford Financial Group charged with orchestrating an $8 billion fraud tried Tuesday to get a one-way flight out of the country, a source told CNBC.
Banco Santander quietly raised a compensation deal for clients that lost money in the alleged Ponzi scheme run by Bernard Madoff, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Arthur Nadel, the Florida money manager who briefly went missing last month after the six hedge funds he ran collapsed in an alleged "mini-Madoff" scheme, will remain behind bars at least awhile longer.
Federal prosecutors say disgraced Florida hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel wrote letters home while he was fleeing from authorities last month, including one telling his family he "really anticipated" being labeled a "Mini-Madoff."
The attorney for former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling says he will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, now that an appellate court has denied his request to re-hear the case.
Debra Ryan, the girlfriend of Samuel Israel III, convicted in a $400 million fraud involving the collapse of the hedge fund firm Bayou Group, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to aiding his escape.
Alleged ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff's Upper East Side Manhattan penthouse is getting new monitoring equipment in compliance with a court order.