• Rogue detectives’ client list to be published Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    The U.K.'s Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) has been ordered to make public a list of over 100 companies and individuals who hired corrupt private detectives. A government committee warned Soca that if it did publish the list by Monday, it would be forced to do so instead.

  • Drug agents use vast phone trove, eclipsing NSA’s Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 7:42 AM ET
    US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agents simulate a raid in their Tactical Training Facility

    Law enforcement officials working on a counter narcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans' phone calls.

  • Ex-employee fined for defrauding Goldman Sachs Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    A former employee of Goldman Sachs Group was fined $500,000 for defrauding the investment bank in December 2007 by hiding trading positions, the U.S. derivatives regulator said on Friday.

  • US near deal with Swiss banks in tax probe Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 5:35 PM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    The US expects to announce a program to allow some Swiss banks to avoid prosecution over offshore tax dodging by Americans, a Justice Department official said.

  • Is home to Wall St. elite sabotaging a theft probe? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 9:50 AM ET
    740 Park Avenue in New York City is the scene to a rash of jewelry thefts.

    At one tony NYC apartment, the co-board is sabotaging a police investigation into $250K of stolen jewelry.

  • Rajaratnam has 'manservant' in prison: NY Post Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 11:41 AM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    Imprisoned inside trader Raj Rajaratnam may be getting more inside help behind bars. The New York Post says he has an adjustable bed and balcony and a "manservant" on call.

  • Bots beware: CFTC eyeing high-speed trading reform Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 11:13 AM ET
    Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    Federal regulators are preparing to announce potential new methods to increase the oversight of high-speed computer trading, according to a new report.

  • Madoff love pentagon? Former workers seek details Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 8:17 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    Five former employees of Bernard Madoff responded on Thursday to government assertions that all but one of them and Madoff were involved in a messy menage-a-cinq.

  • China to 30 foreign firms: Confess antitrust sins Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    A paramilitary police officer stands guards in front of flags at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

    A senior Chinese official put pressure on around 30 foreign firms to confess to any antitrust violations and warned them against using external lawyers to fight accusations from regulators, sources said.

  • US endorses fraud law against Bank of America Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    A federal judge has endorsed a broad interpretation of a savings-and-loan era law that the U.S. Justice Department is trying to use in cases against Wall Street banks.

  • Greece dismissed the chairman of its privatization agency on Sunday after a newspaper exposed how he used the private plane of a businessman who had just bought a state company to go on holiday.

  • China's Bo Xilai to stand trial Thursday Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 7:19 PM ET
    Former top Chinese politician Bo Xilai

    The trial of senior Chinese politician Bo Xilai will start on Thursday, he will face charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power.

  • US seeks to block Bernanke testimony in AIG case Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 5:39 PM ET

    The Justice Department asked an appeals court to reverse a judge's ruling last month that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke must testify in a lawsuit about AIG's 2008 bailout.

  • NJ governor: Ease kids' access to medical pot Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 5:03 PM ET
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at Sayreville Borough Hall on July 8, 2013 in Sayreville, New Jersey.

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie agreed Friday to give chronically ill children easier access to medical marijuana, but he was unwilling to go as far as state lawmakers wanted.

  • 'London Whale' cuts a deal to avoid prosecution Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:34 PM ET
    A JPMorgan sign is seen outside the Los Angeles office tower housing the financial services firm's offices.

    The former JPMorgan trader known as the "London Whale" will not be prosecuted for the whopping losses he was involved in, as he made a non-prosecution deal, sources told CNBC.

  • Cybercrime threat? 'You ain't seen nothing yet' Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    Combating cybercrime will become an uphill struggle, with the tools needed to commit technological crimes readily available to anyone armed with a computer and a few dollars.

  • A European FBI would save 'hundreds of millions’ Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:27 AM ET

    A so-called "European FBI" could save the region hundreds of millions of euros, a Member of European Parliament (MEP) told CNBC, but a "lack of trust" between governments is stopping the idea becoming reality.

  • The mysterious Asian middleman behind your clothes Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 2:22 PM ET
    Demonstrators stand outside of the Li Fung tower in Hong Kong as they protest over what they say are unpaid wages owed to textile workers in Turkey by Li and Fung and garment brand Esprit.

    Li & Fung has long been on the cutting edge of globalization, chasing cheap labor to garment factories first in China, then elsewhere in Asia, including Bangladesh.

  • Wall Street's big SAC Capital problem Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:27 AM ET

    Wall Street banks stand to lose millions in revenues if SAC Capital is brought down by recent criminal allegations. What's more, SAC may have contaminated the banks themselves.

  • A-Rod suspended for 211 regular season games Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:31 PM ET
    Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees stands on third base during a rehab game for the Trenton Thunder against the Reading Fightin Phils at Arm & Hammer Park on August 3, 2013 in Trenton, New Jersey.

    Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case.

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