• Rajat Gupta

    The insider trader charges against Rajat Gupta raise the question: if he leaked to Raj Rajaratnam about the Goldman-Berkshire Hathaway deal, what else might he have leaked?

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    The insider trading charges against a Goldman Sachs board member filed today by the Securities and Exchange Commission have been a long time in coming.

  • US Tax Probe Broadens to Israeli, Asian Banks Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 6:50 AM ET

    A US tax evasion investigation that has prompted charges against several Swiss bankers has expanded to include Israeli and Asian banks, according to lawyers close to the probe. The FT reports.

  • Stanford, Libya Connected Through Alleged Ponzi Scheme Saturday, 26 Feb 2011 | 2:23 PM ET
    Allen Stanford on a hospital trolly after being assaulted by jail prisoners.

    The Libyan government's sovereign wealth  fund invested some $500 million with Stanford but the deal feel apart when the SEC charged Stanford of running a $7 billion ponzi scheme. Libya may have managed to withdraw much of its Stanford investment.

  • Affidavits Say Fox News Chief Told Employee to Lie Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | 1:36 PM ET

    It was an incendiary allegation — and a mystery of great intrigue in the media world: After the publishing powerhouse Judith Regan was fired by HarperCollins in 2006, she claimed that a senior executive at its parent company, News Corporation, had encouraged her to lie to federal investigators two years before. The New York Times reports.

  • Allen Stanford and Bernie Madoff In Same Prison Saturday, 19 Feb 2011 | 9:25 AM ET
    Allen Stanford

    Accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford has joined convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff at the federal prison complex in Butner, North Carolina.

  • SEC Hires Executive for New Whistleblower Program Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 3:31 PM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    The SEC has chosen a former Altria and AOL executive to head its new Whistleblower Office, the commission said Friday.  Sean McKessy will wield the new power given to the SEC under the Dodd-Frank law passed last year.

  • Trustee Picard Says He Never Met With Madoff Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 6:40 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    Did Bernard Madoff meet with bankruptcy trustee Irving Picard to provide vital information about allegedly "complicit" banks and hedge funds, or didn't he?

  • Robert McLean's Lavish Spending, In Photos Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 3:13 PM ET

    Robert McLean was a trusted financial advisor and a celebrated philanthropist, running a successful investment firm and donating millions to his favorite causes. But McLean had a dark, devastating secret.

  • IRS Takes on Tax Abuse by Charity Support Groups Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 10:31 AM ET
    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Mark W. Everson

    In the last five years, the Internal Revenue Service has revoked the tax exemption of 72 groups, known as supporting organizations, that obscure philanthropies created to support specific charities. The New York Times reports.

  • Whistleblowers who expose fraud, corruption and other kinds of wrongdoing can be deeply religious people, whose faith gives them an identity outside their corporate life.

  • August Busch IV

    The death of August Busch IV's companion has provided fodder for those who see him as someone whose money and influence have protected him, the New York Times reports.

  • Hedge Fund Closing Over Government Inquiry Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | 12:52 PM ET
    David Ganek, Founder of Level Global

    Friday, David Ganek, the man who runs the $3.5 billion hedge fund Level Global Investors, informed his investors of his plan to shut the fund down—given a lengthy government inquiry regarding the use of so called expert networks.

  • Victims Who Deserve Their Fate Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | 9:42 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    “Let the buyer beware” as a concept is staging a comeback as the trustee in the Madoff case argues that some investors were sophisticated enough to know it was a Ponzi scheme, the New York Times reports.

  • Wall Street Fights New Whistleblower Law Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    With new whistleblower rules coming to Wall Street, the industry's lobbyists have mounted a furious behind-the-scenes effort to constrain the reach of the new protections.

  • How Feds Use Snitches to Uncover Tax Fraud Thursday, 10 Feb 2011 | 9:41 AM ET

    Two men, including a Wall Street veteran and a Minnesota trader who went undercover, explain how they worked with the IRS and FBI to expose tax fraud.

  • How Four Men Got Rich Exposing Pharma Fraud Thursday, 10 Feb 2011 | 7:07 AM ET

    This is the story of the most successful—and least known—whistleblower operation of all time.  Four men who have made a vast fortune blowing the whistle on the drug industry, forcing Big Pharma to pay the federal government over a billion dollars in settlements.

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    Even if you use the utmost caution, you can still be a victim of credit card fraud. Credit card companies and banks are more and more often putting the onus of catching phony or incorrect credit card charges on the consumer.The most important thing is to check your billing statment, of course. And there are organizations like Creditcards.com that offer tips on how to keep your cards safe as well. Here, we take a look at 10 of the riskiest places you might use your card, according to , and what y

    Even if you use the utmost caution, you can still be a victim of credit card fraud. We show you where your credit cards are most and risk, and what you can do to keep them safe.

  • UBS Whistleblower Finds Himself in Federal Prison Wednesday, 9 Feb 2011 | 8:09 AM ET

    Bradley Birkenfeld once lived the high life as secret Swiss banker at UBS in Geneva. Then he delivered some of the world’s best-kept secrets to the US government, expecting a great reward. And now he sits in federal prison in Pennsylvania.

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