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  • Tony Bosch of Biogenisis surrendered to authorities after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Feds sound alarm about prepaid card fraud Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    The MoneyPak card from Green Dot.Credit.

    The MoneyPak card, used to transfer cash by those without conventional bank accounts, has caught the eye of criminals. The NYT reports.

  • Disgruntled worker shoots CEO in Chicago Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    A demoted Chicago worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday.

  • Worst California drought crisis spreads Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    An American flag is displayed on a dead lawn in front of a home on July 18, 2014 in Fremont, California. As the severe drought in California continues to worsen, the State's landscape and many resident's lawns are turning brown due to lack of rain and the discontinuation of watering.

    New data reveals California's crippling drought conditions have never been worse. NBCNews reports.

  • US officials seize over $210K in counterfeit bills Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer at an airport

    On July 15 and 16 U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized $210,500 worth of counterfeit currency at JFK International Airport.

  • Watch out…Fraudsters are getting younger Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 7:21 AM ET
    Kweku Adoboli, a former trader at UBS

    Forget the cliché of a jaded executive fiddling the books; Britain's fraudsters are now young, tech-savvy – and catching organizations off-guard.

  • Ford engineer in FBI probe for listening devices Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    A former Ford engineer is being investigated by the FBI after listening devices were found in meeting rooms at company offices.

  • Stealing luxury cars     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day has the story on car theft rings targeting high-end brands, which send vehicles to countries in West Africa where demand is high and supply is low.

  • Car thieves are targeting luxury vehicles Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    Car thieves are acquiring richer tastes, targeting luxury cars like Mercedes-Benzes and Range Rovers that are shipped overseas.

  • UK fraud office hits Alstom with criminal charges Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) charged a British subsidiary of Alstom with corruption offences after a five-year investigation.

  • New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:58 PM ET

    A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a police officer.

  • Reports: $180K stolen in Atlantic City casino heist Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:46 AM ET

    Two masked thieves stole more than $180,000 from an Atlantic City casino Monday morning, according to multiple media reports.

  • Big tobacco's $23B award unlikely to stand: Experts Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 6:59 AM ET

    A decision by a Florida jury to impose damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds is likely to be rejected or reduced on appeal, experts say.

  • Court denies payout to Ponzi scheme victims Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:47 PM ET
    Financier R. Allen Stanford arriving at the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston, Texas, U.S., on Monday, March 5, 2012 (file photo)

    A federal appeals panel has denied the SEC's bid to force the SIPC to help cover the losses of thousands of victims in the Stanford Ponzi scheme.

  • US indicts FedEx in drug probe     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    Digging into the FedEx indictment for drug trafficking, with Steven Harper, former Kirkland & Ellis partner, and Marc Lopresti, Lopresti Law Group.

  • FedEx responds to indictment     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    FedEx has been indicted for allegedly shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports FedEx is fighting back.

  • FedEx indictment shouldn't hurt shares, pro says Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:41 PM ET
    A FedEx logo on a delivery truck

    FedEx's indictment for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies isn't hurting shares, which makes sense to one analyst.

  • FedEx indicted in drug probe     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    Former Federal Prosecutor Mitch Epner, and Christian Wetherbee, Citi, discuss the indictment of FedEx for "knowingly" shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies and the stock's response to the probe.

  • Tipster on the Hill?     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    The SEC is expanding an insider trading investigation which may have started with congressional staffers. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • Scammers, not grandkids, milk grandpa for cash Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Scammers posing as distressed grandkids are scamming grandparents into sending them money wires and credit cards. FT reports.

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American Greed

  • A former Army intelligence officer known as "Mr. X" stole millions through a fake veteran's charity and eluded authorities by using an array of false identities. No one figured out who he really was or where he came from until he made one misstep ...

  • When reporter Jeff Testerman visits the home of retired navy commander Bobby Thompson, he finds quarters unfit for an officer.

  • Investigators follow a trail of stolen identities with plenty of twists and turns in the case of fugitive Bobby Thompson, a self-proclaimed retired navy lieutenant commander with a background in intelligence. His fingerprints are nowhere to be found in the United States, Canada or through Interpol.