MONTREAL-- Montreal's interim mayor, who vowed to clean up the corruption scandals rocking the city, now faces fraud charges himself. Applebaum took over as interim mayor of Canada's second-largest city last November, after former mayor Gerald Tremblay resigned amid corruption allegations.» Read More
*Stephane Richard under investigation in Tapie probe. PARIS, June 13- The future of France Telecom Chief Executive Stephane Richard remained in question on Thursday, after he was put under investigation for conspiracy to commit fraud during his time as a top government aide.
LAS VEGAS-- The 75- year-old former president and CEO of a Nevada loan servicing firm has taken a plea deal in a scheme that federal prosecutors say cost Wells Fargo& Co. more than $8 million. Justice Department officials say former U.S. Mortgage chief Earl Gross pleaded guilty to bank fraud Tuesday in Las Vegas.
*Robert Ramnarine pleads guilty to securities fraud. Robert Ramnarine, 46, admitted to one count of securities fraud for trading in Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc options before Bristol-Myers agreed to buy that company last June for $5.3 billion, U.S.
Robert Ramnarine, 46, admitted to one count of securities fraud for trading in Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc options before Bristol-Myers agreed to buy that company last June for $5.3 billion, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman in New Jersey said.
District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan on Thursday said the SEC could not pursue civil penalties for much of the 13- year period in which the alleged misconduct occurred. The decision is among the earliest to apply February's unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling in SEC v.
*Rengan Rajaratnam charged with fraud, conspiracy. June 3- Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, is negotiating with prosecutors on a possible resolution to his criminal insider trading case, including a possible plea, a court filing shows.
*Insurer suing Bank of America, Countrywide in California. District Judge Mariana Pfaelzer in Los Angeles that AIG did not assign $7.3 billion of those claims, which are part of a fraud lawsuit by the insurer against Bank of America Corp and its Countrywide unit.
Peter Vessenes, Chairman & Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, says well-regulated virtual currency players have no reason to worry about the latest crackdown.
Lawyers for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA, LTC. argued in a court filing that the Securities and Exchange Commission has "alternative means" to get the documents, which the SEC says it needs as part of its fraud investigation of Deloitte client Longtop Financial Technologies Ltd..
The government has moved in on Aeropostale's chief marketing officer, who set up shell companies that took millions in kickbacks. CNBC's Andrea Day has the details.
Bryan Shaw plead guilty to conspiring to commit securities fraud in the KPMG case, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Martin Kanefsky, who was the chief of the now-defunct Kane Capital Strategies Inc, pleaded guilty in April 2010 to fraud and conspiracy charges related to his role in a scheme to manipulate bids for investment agreements and municipal finance contracts. Among those convicted were bankers who worked at General Electric Co, UBS AG, JPMorgan Chase& Co.
Martin Kanefsky, who was the chief of the now-defunct Kane Capital Strategies Inc, pleaded guilty in April 2010 to fraud and conspiracy charges related to his role in manipulating bids by others from 1999 to 2006.. Among those convicted were bankers who worked at General Electric Co, UBS AG, JPMorgan Chase& Co.
NEW YORK, May 14- Goldman Sachs Group Inc won dismissal on Tuesday of fraud claims brought by a bond insurer over a CDO tied to subprime mortgage securities called Abacus.
The Bank of England has commented on the Bloomberg breach. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.
NEW YORK, May 14- A New York appeals court dismissed a case against Goldman Sachs Group Inc brought by a bond insurer who claimed it was fraudulently induced to insure the bank's Abacus product tied to subprime mortgages.
The jeweler who made more than $1 million from allegedly illegal tips is minutes away from entering a plea, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
DUBAI, May 10- A Middle Eastern bank that fell victim to a major cyber fraud said on Friday that none of its customers had lost any money in a scam which it believed had also caught up lenders in the United States and beyond.
DUBAI, May 10- National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah said on Friday that none of its customers had lost any money as a result of a cyber fraud which resulted in a loss at the Gulf bank in 2012..
Russell Wasendorf Jr., whose father went to prison for stealing $215 million from clients of the Peregrine Financial Group, has pleaded innocent and is attempting to start over.