• African leader to give up assets in DOJ settlement Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:58 PM ET
    Teodorin Nguema Obiang, son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, arrives at Malabo's Cathedral to celebrate his birthday.

    The vice president of Equatorial Guinea—who was facing accusations of using the U.S. financial system to launder money—has agreed to a settlement with the U.S.

  • Glock founder sued by ex-wife over millions Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:30 PM ET
    In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 photo, a security stands outside the entrance to Glock's U.S. headquarters, in Smyrna, Ga.

    The ex-wife of Gaston Glock accused him and his associates in a lawsuit of conspiring to cheat her out of millions of dollars.

  • Amid HK protests, crime doesn’t pay Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:37 PM ET
    A police officer stands in front of the protest site in Mongkok area on October 6, 2014 in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests face criticism for disrupting the city, but they might offer one clear social benefit: crime may not be paying off.

  • Burglary at Yogi Berra museum under investigation Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    From left: Former New York Yankees and baseball Hall of Famers Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford were introduced during the teams 67th Old Timers Day prior to a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in 2013.

    Authorities are investigating a burglary at a museum honoring New York Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra.

  • Behind bars, Madoff emails support for ex-employees Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:49 PM ET
    Bernard Madoff in 2009

    George Perez, a former computer programmer for Bernard Madoff who was convicted in March, got support from Madoff himself.

  • For whistleblowers, SEC money's not enough Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Eric Schneiderman, attorney general of New York, speaks at New York Law School in New York, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

    When it comes to turning in bad guys in banking, it's not all about the money.

  • 'Tyupkin' ATMs are giving away money: Report Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

    Malicious software allows thieves to visit ATMs and empty them of cash, the Daily Mail reports

  • Michael Phelps suspended 6 months after DUI arrest Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Michael Phelps looks on after winning the Men's 100m Butterfly Final of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships on August 23, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.

    After a DUI arrest, Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps has been suspended by USA Swimming for six months, reports USA Today.

  • Martoma's wife speaks out     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker staff writer, provides insight to his interview with Rosemary Martoma, the wife of Mathew Martoma about her husband's 9 year prison sentence for insider trading while at Steve Cohen's former hedge fund SAC Capital.

  • JPMorgan hack: What we know     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports JPMorgan is saying an attack on its system began in June and lasted through mid-August. Former White House director of cybersecurity legislation Chris Finan, says consumers have a right to be concerned.

  • What hackers are really selling on the dark web Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Forget credit card data, cybercriminals are after more valuable data. And some are even offering their services for hire.

  • Could Uber be found liable for driver's assault? Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    A limousine driver supplements his own fares with those he contracts out from Uber.

    A lawyer for a client allegedly attacked by an Uber driver says he intends to test that company's liability shield.

  • High-frequency trader indicted     Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    The first federal prosecution in the U.S. for issuing a large trade order with the intent to cancel those orders after they've moved the market, known as spoofing, has taken place, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Cops can't stop this Financial District sex club Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    The Brooklyn Bridge and the skyline of lower Manhattan, New York.

    A swinger's club has set up in a Financial District office building, disturbing fellow tenants and neighbors throughout the workday.

  • The big business of selling apps to prison inmates Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    JP4 device by JPay used by prisoners at the North Dakota State Penitentiary.

    The U.S. has 25 percent of the world's prisoners, and some see mass incarceration is a big business opportunity.

  • The business of selling services to prison inmates Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 5:35 PM ET
    JP4 device by JPay used by prisoners at the North Dakota State Penitentiary.

    The U.S. represents 5 percent of the world's population, but has 25 percent of the world's prisoners. For some that represents a big business opportunity.

  • Six years after AIG bailout...was it legal? Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    AIG headquarters in New York City.

    Beginning Monday, a federal judge will consider whether the U.S. government's rescue of AIG was, in fact, legal.

  • Apple's response to iOS 8 hassle     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apple pulled its iOS 8 update, and is working on the glitch. Dawn Chmielewski, Re/code, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, provide perspective on just how big an issue this is for the tech giant.

  • $10 Billion Chinese trade fraud     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discuss reports saying regulators in China have uncovered $10 billion in fake currency trades.

  • Barefoot perp pleads guilty in insider trading case Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    A month after bolting from court barefoot, New York investor relations executive Michael Lucarelli pleads guilty on his 52nd birthday.

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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.