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Alleged ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff's Upper East Side Manhattan penthouse is getting new monitoring equipment in compliance with a court order.
Nicholas Cosmo, the Long Island native accused of running a $380 million Ponzi scheme, is switching attorneys and may bring on Stacey Richman, a prominent defense attorney whose former clients include prominent rap stars, among others.
Whistleblower Harry Markopolos, whose warnings about the Madoff scandal fell on deaf ears at the Securities and Exchange Commission for years, has provided the SEC's Inspector General with new information about an alleged "mini-Madoff" fraud that is still underway, CNBC has learned.
Count CNBC's parent company, General Electric, as one of the victims of an alleged fraud, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn in breaking news...
Hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel, arrested last week on fraud charges, has agreed to have his assets frozen.
Three executives at News Corp's Dow Jones headquarters received envelopes containing white powder and another 10 were discovered in the mail room, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
Nicholas Cosmo, the Long Island man accused of running a $370 million dollar Ponzi scheme, remains jailed following a bail hearing today.
As Bernard Madoff awaits his fate inside his Manhattan penthouse, he is getting a new crew to keep him safe.
Accused Ponzi-schemer Nicholas Cosmo onced owed tens of thousands of dollars in gambling debt to the Genovese crime family, the latest twist in a scheme federal authorities believed bilked small investors out of $370 million, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
When you need a locksmith, chances are you’re not looking out for fraudsters. But an investigation has found that a certain scam is on the rise.
The court-appointed receiver in the case of missing hedge fund manager Art Nadel says Nadel has been defrauding investors since at least 2003, "and in all likelihood before then."
As foreclosures swell, a new form of scammers are preying on homeowners afraid of losing their homes. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.
Several dozen employees, who work in the legitimate branch of Bernard Madoff's firm, are being laid off, according to The Wall Street Journal.
We told you yesterday about a major credit card data breach that is putting millions of consumers at risk. Tonight, we have an update.
100 million credit cards put in jeopardy. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.
Federal law enforcement agents have tracked missing Sarasota hedge fund manager Arthur G. Nadel to Slidell, La., through cell phone records, according to a report in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, which cited sources close to the investigation.
The New York Times asks whether Ruth Madoff knew of her husband's scheme.
We have this D.B. Cooper wannabe who botched an attempt at disappearing. The UBS guy who apparently went on the lam after being accused of helping rich people hide their money from the tax man. And the cameras stay trained on Bernie Madoff's apartment building in hopes he do something even more titillating than he has already done.
Accused swindler Bernie Madoff remains out on bail despite arguments by prosecutors that he tried to disperse assets...
A U.S. appeals court upheld the 19 felony convictions of former Enron President and Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling but said he must be resentenced.
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Joe and Tina Caronna are living the good life: a nice house, a collection of fancy sports cars, and loads of cash for vacations and fun. But while Tina has earned her money as a financial executive, Joe's life as an insurance agent isn't exactly legit. When Tina learns of her husband's fraud ... the results are deadly.
Insurance agent Joe Caronna steals money from friends by selling bogus annuities to feed his expensive lifestyle. He's able to conceal his fraud for years without detection.
When Tina Caronna doesn't return from a shopping trip, Joe enlists friends and family to search for his missing wife.