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The businessman behind Cabbage Patch dolls and his wife have snatched up Bernard Madoff's Upper East Side penthouse.
The smell of pot hung heavy in the air as men with dreadlocks and gray beards contemplated a nightmarish possibility in this legendary region of outlaw marijuana growers: legal weed.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday condemned vandalism and threats of violence against members of Congress who voted for sweeping health care change, saying such behavior "must be rejected."
These Somali pirates picked the wrong ship to hijack. Troops aboard the Dutch warship HNLMS Tromp fired warning shots Wednesday off the coast of East Africa as suspected Somali pirates in two small skiffs raced toward their warship, the EU Naval Force said.
A body pulled from the Mississippi River near the French Quarter on Tuesday was that of a missing Texas oil company executive, police said.
A television producer has pleaded guilty to trying to shake down David Letterman over the comic's sexual affairs.
The business empire of Israel's richest woman has been rattled by a police investigation into her investment group's director
The Justice Department is looking into whether hedge funds worked together to drive down the value of the euro, according to a report Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal.
British politicians were among those caught up Friday in the latest Twitter-based scam which hijacks users' accounts to send out sexually explicit messages to friends and followers.
An October trial date in New York has been set for Raj Rajaratnam, charged in what prosecutors call history's largest hedge fund insider trading case. The founder of New York-based Galleon Group, entered a not guilty plea to an updated indictment released by prosecutors last week.
Police in central China have shut down a hacker training operation that openly recruited thousands of members online and provided them with cyberattack lessons and malicious software, state media said Monday.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a new crackdown on federal contractors who don't pay their taxes.
Defense lawyers for wealthy hedge fund operator Raj Rajaratnam are returning to a federal courtroom to try to reduce his bail on insider trading charges.
The number of counterfeit euro bank notes withdrawn from circulation rose 8 percent during the last six months of 2009, with the 20 euro ($28.80) bill the most widely forged, the European Central Bank said Monday.
Bernard Madoff remains under medical care for a seventh day at a prison medical center for dizziness and hypertension, the federal Bureau of Prisons said Thursday.
A federal judge Tuesday dismissed fraud and conspiracy charges against Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III and former Chief Financial Officer William Ruehle in a stock-option backdating case because of prosecutorial misconduct.
The leaders of scores of charities around the country, and the world, found themselves living a similar nightmare in the days after Madoff's Dec. 11, 2008, arrest on charges he orchestrated the multibillion-dollar fraud, which affected thousands of investors.
A lawyer for former media baron Conrad Black urged the Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn his fraud conviction, and several justices asked whether the federal law at issue was too vague.
Officials have seized thousands of counterfeit toys worth $1.6 million along southern California border points.
A group of senators wants the United States to oppose any new international loans to Antigua until the island nation compensates victims of the fraud allegedly run by R. Allen Stanford, whose bank was located there.
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.