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How much is an elephant's weight in gold worth? The U.S. Marshals Service could soon find out when it auctions off nearly five tons of confiscated gold and silver jewelry.
Authorities suspect insider trading at some expert network firms, which match investors like hedge funds with outside experts, the New York Times reports.
Even if Wall Streeters support the verdict in the Raj Rajaratnam case, they still have reason to be a concerned about what exactly that verdict means.
A former billionaire Wall Street hedge fund manager has been convicted of 14 federal charges alleging he made a fortune off insider trades.
The long awaited trial of accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford has been set for September 12, according to a new scheduling order issued Tuesday by U.S. District Judge David Hittner in Houston.
Lenny Dykstra, an outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies known by the nickname "Nails," has been indicted for bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement from the bankruptcy estate.
The commodity complex in free-fall, the Flash Crash in memoriam, and the jobs market in mind. Here's what we're watching…
A federal grand jury in Houston has returned a new, 14-count indictment against alleged fraudster Allen Stanford, who was already accused in 2009 of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme. But the new charges are unlikely to move the case closer to a trial.
Tough times call for tough measures and in Greece the government is planning a major crackdown on tax evaders that will involve naming and shaming those who do not pay up.
Record-breaking gold tries to keep pace with silver in a busy week that begins with Buffett's burden and drumrolls towards Jobs Friday. Here's what we're watching.
Real life court cases bear very little resemblance to the ones on "Law & Order," and Exhibit A is the Raj Rajaratnam insider trading trial in New York.
Throughout Raj Rajaratnam’s trial, which could go to the jury as soon as Monday, there has been an elephant in the courtroom: Rajat K. Gupta.
The verdict on Raj could come any day now, and things just got weird.
No matter how the insider trading trial of hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam turns out, his lead attorney tells CNBC exclusively that it will be his last trial.
Things are looking bad for accused insider trader Raj Rajaratnam in the final arguments being made at his trial today.
A top Justice Department official says a sweeping guilty verdict in a Florida mortgage fraud case adds another face to the financial crisis.
Gas prices reach a tipping point, gold prices reach a record level, and Raj Rajaratnam reaches for… well, just reaches. Here's what we're watching…
After six weeks, testimony has concluded in the landmark insider trading trial of Galleon Group co-founder Raj Rajaratnam. Now, it will be up to attorneys for Rajaratnam and the government to persuade the jury in closing arguments, which are set to begin Wednesday.
The International Maritime Bureau reported last week that global piracy hit an all-time high in the first quarter of 2011, driven by a rise in attacks off the coast of Somalia.
Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra has been arrested and will face one charge of bankruptcy fraud for embezzlement, according to a federal prosecutor.
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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.