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  • Crime on the high seas: Process of pirates     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    Ted Kemp, CNBC.com senior enterprise editor, reports just how pirates attack vessels and siphon liquid fuel or confiscate hard cargo, before selling it on the black market. Angelmar corp. President & CFO James Christodoulou, provides perspective on the issue.

  • Cops: Man tried to sell Pop-Tarts...as cocaine Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    An N.C. man faces charges after being arrested on suspicion of selling crushed Pop-Tarts—as crack cocaine, a TV station reports.

  • World's most pirated waters     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    Ted Kemp, CNBC.com senior enterprise editor, reports on the shift of maritime piracy from Somalia to Western Indonesia.

  • Brazil charges Eike Batista, seeks to freeze $641M Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 10:02 AM ET
    Eike Batista

    Brazil federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Eike Batista, accusing the fallen tycoon of market manipulation.

  • Andrew Madoff's $16M fortune riles father's victims Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    Andrew Madoff in 2011

    Andrew Madoff, the son of convicted financier Bernie Madoff, was worth $16 million prior to his death from lymphoma on Sept. 4.

  • HP fined $58.7M for bribery of Russian government Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:27 AM ET
    Hewlett-Packard recalls 6 million power cords over fire hazard.

    Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract.

  • Pistorius to be sentenced for homicide Oct. 13 Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    A South African judge on Friday found Olympic and paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the Valentine's Day shooting last year of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Former friend of ex-Hall of Fame coach faces prison Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 4:12 PM ET
    Former Georgia football coach Jim Donnan is shown after receiving his blazer during the College Hall of Fame pep rally in South Bend, Ind.

    Gregory Crabtree, former friend of College Hall of Fame coach Jim Donnan, faces prison time related to an $80 million Ponzi scheme.

  • $80 Million Ponzi scheme     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day reports the details of an $80 million investment fraud scheme that involved Hall-of-Fame college football coach, Jim Donnan.

  • Oscar Pistorius murder trial verdict is due Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:51 AM ET
    Oscar Pistorius appears for his bail hearing in the Pretoria Magistrate Court on February 20, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.

    The judge in Oscar Pistorius' trial on murder and firearms charges pronounces her verdict on Thursday, the NYT reports.

  • Hedge funds included in trading probe: Report Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:23 PM ET
    The Securities and Exchange Commission building is shown in Washington.

    A federal insider trading investigation is broadening to include several hedge funds in light of new evidence, the WSJ reported.

  • Striking fear into Wall St.     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    A close look at DOJ Associate Attorney General Tony West's mortgage settlements, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Ray Rice could face more charges: Justice official Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:09 PM ET
    Ray Rice

    A senior Justice Department official signaled that additional state legal charges against the running back could be in the offing.

  • Healthcare.gov security breach     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    It appears no personal data was taken today when Healthcare.gov was hacked. Joe Loomis, CyberSponse Inc. CEO, addresses the security issues facing D.C.and what can be done to stay ahead of the hackers.

  • Hackers target this Asian country the most     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:12 PM ET

    Research reveals that Taiwan is one of the most heavily targeted Asian countries for hackers. Raimund Genes, Chief Technology Officer at Trend Micro, explains why.

  • Just how serious is cyber hacking?     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    Cyber attacks are on the rise as the world gets more connected digitally. CNBC's Julia Wood examines the trends in cyber crime thus far in 2014.

  • Ex-Governor McDonnell & wife convicted     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen have been found guilty of corruption, fraud and more. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • For ex-pot kingpin, new trouble—health supplements Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 2:04 PM ET
    Jared Wheat

    Despite a court-ordered recall, a Georgia company's health supplements are still in stores. The CEO, a former pot kingpin, faces a $40 million judgment.

  • 78-carat diamond goes missing in Namibia Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:42 PM ET
    The De Beers sign is shown at the diamond company’s New York store.

    The report does not specify the value of the gem, but a diamond of the same size sold for $6 million in 2011.

  • Pot kingpin to CEO?     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day reports on a former convicted drug smuggler who has turned to selling diet supplements.

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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.