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  • Hackers Select a New Target: Other Hackers Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 12:26 AM ET

    Late last month, LulzSec announced that it was disbanding, and that its members would continue their activities under other banners. But the F.B.I. and other agencies are continuing their pursuit, the New York Times reports.

  • Can DSK Become a Comeback Kid? Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 12:07 PM ET
    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on July 1, 2011 in New York City.

    Warren Buffett famously said: "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it."

  • IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock, we dialed Paris. We spoke for an hour with the person that every journalist tried to contact when Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York: his biographer.

  • Businesses in Hawaii, New Hampshire, and Vermont can rest easy knowing their workers enjoy the best quality of life.  Not so for Delaware, Louisiana, and Alabama, which ranked last this year.

  • Supreme Court Ruling: Bullish on Videogames Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 3:18 PM ET
    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Videogame makers won a victory at the U.S. Supreme Court today, lifting the threat of a potential crackdown that's been looming over the industry since 2005.

  • Newly unsealed court documents obtained by CNBC allege the Libyan government knew Allen Stanford was running a scam when officials withdrew tens of millions of dollars in Stanford investments in 2008 and early 2009.

  • Save Lenny Dykstra? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:17 PM ET
    Lenny Dykstra

    Lenny Dykstra sits in a Los Angeles County jail, unable to make $500,000 bail as he faces state charges including grand theft auto and drug possession. He's also facing federal charges of bankruptcy fraud.

  • Whitey Bulger Is Arrested in California Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 5:06 AM ET

    James (Whitey) Bulger, a legendary Boston crime boss indicted in 19 murders and who is on the F.B.I.’s 10 Most Wanted list, was arrested by federal authorities Wednesday night in Santa Monica, the New York Times reports.

  • US Attorney: Insider Trading Is 'Everywhere You Look' Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 2:32 PM ET

    How widespread is insider trading? According to the man who headed up the government's deep probe into insider trading, it is everywhere.

  • Tobey Maguire

    Tobey Maguire and other celebs are being sued by a group of hedge fund investors, who say Maguire and others won cash in an illegal poker ring, which belongs to them.

  • Madoff’s Yacht is the Talk of Monaco Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 12:58 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    Bernie Madoff's yacht is being offered for sale with a $4.3 million  pricetag this week at the Gaim conference, one of the European hedge fund industry’s most glamorous annual events, the Financial Times reports.

  • British Teen Arrested Over Sony, CIA Hacking Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 10:49 AM ET

    A British teenager has been arrested by officers investigating the LulzSec and Anonymous hacker groups, believed to be responsible for attacks on Sony, the U.S. Senate, the CIA, Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency and News Corp.

  • Russian President Dmitry Medvedev

    As the St Petersburg International Economic Forum wrapped up over the weekend, the business leaders and investors who flew into Russia to see President Medvedev outline his vision for attracting foreign investment into the resource-rich former super power were hopeful that reform is finally on the way, but sceptical that the Russian leadership will finally deliver on its promises to create a more business friendly environment.

  • Medvedev Rules Out Poll Tussle with Putin Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 12:40 AM ET
    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev

    Dmitry Medvedev has made clear he would like a second term as Russian president but said he and prime minister Vladimir Putin would not run against each other next year, he told the FT.

  • Allen Stanford

    The court-appointed receiver who is recovering assets for investors in Allen Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme is demanding that Libya's sovereign wealth funds return millions of dollars they somehow managed to withdraw just before the firm blew up in 2009, CNBC has learned.

  • Russia and China Best of BRICs: Jim O’Neill Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:39 AM ET
    Jim O'Neill

    Russia and China are the most attractive BRIC countries at the moment, according to Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

  • Lessons from the Lawbreakers Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 6:48 AM ET

    Can a chief executive learn anything from a contract killer? Louis Ferrante believes so. He served eight-and-a-half years in prison for crimes he committed as part of New York’s Gambino family, and is convinced that the Mafia offers useful lessons for entrepreneurs and even middle managers, the FT reports.

  • Suspicious Pre-Deal Trades Fall Sharply Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:11 AM ET

    The level of suspicious trading ahead of UK mergers and acquisitions fell sharply last year to 21 percent, the lowest level since 2003, as regulators around the world intensified efforts to combat insider trading, the FT reported.

  • IMF Reports Cyberattack Led to ‘Very Major Breach’ Saturday, 11 Jun 2011 | 5:10 PM ET

    The International Monetary Fund was hit recently by what computer experts describe as a large and sophisticated cyberattack , the New York Times reports.

  • The founder Muddy Waters Research issued a scathing report on a Chinese forestry company, calling it a “pump and dump” scheme that has been “aggressively committing fraud," the New York Times reports.

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  • With investigators eager to confirm that Joel Salinas is running a $39 million investment fraud, he runs out of options and sets off on a final escape.

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