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The former IMF chief admitted to a “moral failing” but denied he had sexually assaulted a New York hotel maid in a widely-anticipated interview on French television.
The tables may be turned on one former SEC official. He may soon be investigated by the Justice Department for a potential conflict in the Madoff case: He was responsible for the agency's proposal for victim compensation even though he had a financial interest in the outcome.
Nearly five years after being sent to prison for his role in the most notorious corporate collapse of all time, former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling is taking his case back to the Supreme Court.
The US investigation into alleged manipulation of interbank lending rates is focusing on possible violations of a commodities law that has previously been used to send financial executives to prison. The FT reports.
In "The Arrogance Cycle", Farr says he provides what every investor needs to know to protect his or her assets from the next big financial bubble.
The man whose emails detailing Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme were ignored by the Securities and Exchange Commission has a new target — foreign exchange fraud, and he has Bank of New York and State Street in his sights.
It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.
Charges against former head of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn may be dropped altogether this week in New York.
The Metropolitan Police arrested another suspect as part of their investigations into phone hacking at the now closed News of the World newspaper, London's Metropolitan police said on Thursday.
The travails of the Murdoch family over the phone-hacking scandal at their UK newspaper empire are far from over.
An attorney for several hundred victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme says she will ask the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that would limit payments by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation.
The UK's Financial Services Authority yesterday issued the largest ever fine to an individual for market abuse and other offenses, imposing a penalty of 2 million pounds ($3.3 million) on Dutch hedge fund manager Michiel Visser.
The SEC is launching a new program Friday to encourage whistleblowers to report corporate fraud, including a website with instructions on how potential whistleblowers can make millions from their tips.
David Cameron condemned the recent riots in the UK as Parliament was recalled from its summer recess on Thursday, telling MPs in the House of Commons that the violence was "not about politics or protest."
One out of 4 Americans will have either a substance abuse or addiction problem at some point in their lives. Some of these addicts have even managed to change the world. Take for example, Sigmund Freud. Now the author of a new book takes us on an amazing journey looking at the "Anatomy of Addiction."
When Rupert Murdoch sat down with his board on Tuesday for the first time since a phone hacking scandal overseas plunged his company into turmoil, he was surrounded by a lot of familiar, friendly faces, the New York Times reports.
Great Britain and other parts of the world are experiencing unrest at a time of global economic uncertainty and stock market volatility. Here's a look at what's happened recently around the world.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted a housekeeper in a "violent and sadistic attack" in his hotel suite in Manhattan in May, a civil lawsuit filed on Monday alleges.
August is famously the month when most of Europe hits the beach. Markets are quiet, parliaments are closed, and very little happens.
Father and son Clayton and Drew Peterson have pled guilty to a two count criminal indictment of securities fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud, CNBC has learned.
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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.