• 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.

  • Madoff son’s death adds complication for victims Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 5:05 PM ET
    Andrew Madoff as he appeared on NBC News' "Today" show, October 2011.

    For victims of Bernie Madoff's epic Ponzi scheme, Andrew Madoff's death could add new wrinkles to efforts to recover billions in losses.

  • Uptick in Russian hacks: Pro     Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    Hackers may have stolen credit data from Home Depot, according to Krebs Blog. David Kennedy, TrustedSec CEO, compares the potential attack to Target's data breach, what may have happened with the leaked celebrity photos, and discusses an increase in attack from Russian hackers.

  • ATM theft gone wrong     Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    A look at video of two thieves who drove their car into a Kansas convenient storefront to steal an ATM.

  • CEO resigns amid dog-kicking scandal Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    The CEO caught on surveillance video kicking a small dog has resigned, his company announced Tuesday.

  • Celeb nude photo hacking: Should you be worried? Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 7:24 AM ET
    Kate Upton

    The celebrity photo hack highlights that our faith in Internet security isn't always answered. Here's what we know and what we don't know.

  • Missouri police sued for $40M over Ferguson protests Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 2:41 AM ET
    Demonstrators and police in Ferguson, Missouri, August 17, 2014.

    A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials.

  • Most sophisticated psychic scam     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day goes inside Operation Crystal Ball and takes a look at the one of the most sophisticated psychic schemes that raked in millions of dollars.

  • JPMorgan and other banks struck by cyberattack Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 4:18 PM ET
    A woman walks past JP Morgan Chase's corporate headquarters in New York.

    A number of banks, including JPMorgan Chase and four others, were struck by hackers in a series of coordinated attacks this month.

  • Lucarelli runs to escape CNBC cameras     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    FBI agents arrested Investors Relations executive Michael Lucarelli on charges related to insider trading. CNBC's Sue Herera shows video of Lucarelli taking off from CNBC cameras upon leaving the federal court building Tuesday.

  • India’s growth engine set to rev up Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    After two consecutive years of sub-5 percent growth, India's economy looks to have snapped out of its funk in the April-June quarter.

  • IRS enforcement staff near lowest levels since '70s Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, D.C.

    Budget pressures at the IRS's criminal investigation unit are cutting the number of investigators to the lowest level in four decades.

  • Ex-Aeropostale executive sentenced     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports former Aeropostale merchandising executive Christopher Finazzo was sentenced to 8 years in prison Wednesday.

  • Pitchman called 'deceitful to the core'     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day reports on a notorious infomercial pitchman behind bars.

  • Infomercial king and his alleged pyramid scheme Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    Kevin Trudeau

    Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau, who made millions off books and products and is now behind bars, also masterminded a pyramid scheme.

Contact Crime


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More

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.