NEW YORK, Dec 19- A man U.S. prosecutors say bilked investors out of $5 million by telling them he would invest it in commodities and currencies allegedly used some of the money to have his wife cryogenically frozen after she died, according to a court filing on Friday. A federal grand jury in Manhattan indicted Whileon Chay, 38, with three counts of fraud for...» Read More
Former Cendant Chairman Walter Forbes was sentenced on Wednesday to 12 years and seven months in prison and ordered to pay $3.3 billion for one of corporate Americas's biggest accounting scandals.
Friday morning, and we're waking up once again to a flurry of headlines surrounding the ongoing Apple Inc. stock options backdating controversy--the scandal that just won't go away. Dueling stories over the last 48 hours from the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, breathlessly reporting what appear to be new developments in the case. But pouring over the stories, I can't seem to find any news.
A former Tyco International executive agreed to pay $450,000 to settle financial reporting and record-keeping charges connected to a fraud case in which Tyco overstated income by more than $500 million, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday.
A U.S. federal appeals court denied former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling's request to remain free pending his appeal Tuesday and ordered him to report to prison immediately.
Siemens adjusted its net income for fiscal year 2006 because of more tax charges related to an ongoing corruption scandal.
Former Enron president Jeffrey Skilling's prison check in has been temporarily delayed by a federal appellate court, The Wall Street Journal reported.