NEW YORK, May 28- A former outside auditor and a former human resources employee of Bernard Madoff's firm avoided prison on Thursday, after cooperating with authorities investigating the now-imprisoned swindler's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in New York to a year of home confinement, and to pay his share of a symbolic...» Read More
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling would be out of prison in 2017—more than 10 years early—under a proposed sentencing agreement submitted to a judge in Houston.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the former Enron CEO may be working on an agreement to leave prison earlier than expected. And Sherron Watkins, former Enron whistleblower, reacts to the news Skilling may strike a deal.
In an exclusive report, CNBC's Scott Cohn has learned the former CEO of Enron may be getting out of prison much earlier than expected.
Under the terms of a possible agreement, Jeffrey Skilling could be getting out of prison much earlier than expected, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn. (4:29)
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Matthew Taylor is leaving the courthouse after entering a guilty plea to one count of wire fraud, and Goldman Sachs has made a statement.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest details from a statement issued by Matthew Taylor's attorney on his client's guilty plea to one count of wire fraud.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the details on a court decision reviving some old allegations against SAC's Steve Cohen. (1:21)
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports a U.S. appeals court has revived part of the case against SAC's Steven Cohen.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest details on the surrender of Matthew Taylor to FBI agents.
The brother of convicted Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam was indicted Thursday on insider trading charges.
Curtis Dowling discusses the mission of his new CNBC Prime reality series which uses high tech science to dig into the history of potentially counterfeit items.
The Supreme Court limits the SEC by voting the five-year clock to act on fraud starts when the fraud takes place rather than when it is discovered.
A federal judge ordered former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to reimburse $6.22 million to the bank to help cover its legal expenses related to his criminal insider trading case.
People who lost money by investing in funds that funneled their money to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme are not entitled to recover for their losses in the manner that direct victims of the massive fraud can recover, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
Should investors be extremely concerned about the widespread theft of information from corporate networks?
A new distribution announced Tuesday by court-appointed trustee Irving Picard will bring the total amount returned to investors past $5 billion for the first time.
A payday for victims of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, as the trustee rounding up the fraudulent funds is set to give back more of it, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Concern is growing about risks to U.S.-based multinationals in a country where American audit regulators are locked out by the Chinese government and bribery and fraud are routine.
CNBC's Jim Cramer provides his take on Disney's earnings, and the outlook on media companies.
Bart Chilton, CFTC commissioner, discusses the details of RBS' settlement deal, and how they caught the traders who thought they were above the law.