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  • Supreme Court Limits SEC Penalties on Aging Fraud Case Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    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.

  • Gupta Ordered to Pay Goldman Sachs $6.22 Million Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    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.

  • Madoff Indirect Investors Lose Court Appeal Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    Bernard Madoff in 2009

    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.

  • Protecting Your Investments From Cyberterrorists Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Should investors be extremely concerned about the widespread theft of information from corporate networks?

  • Bernard Madoff

    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.

  • Tracing Madoff's Money, New Details Emerge     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    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.

  • Can US Companies' Chinese Results Be Trusted? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    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.

  • Two Mad Minutes With Cramer     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer provides his take on Disney's earnings, and the outlook on media companies.

  • RBS to Pay Big in Libor Rate-Rigging Role     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Bart Chilton, CFTC commissioner, discusses the details of RBS' settlement deal, and how they caught the traders who thought they were above the law.

  • S&P Emails on Mortgage Crisis Show Alarm     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist; and Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, discuss the details of the Justice Department's civil suit against the S&P, and what lead to the crisis.

  • AG Holder Announces Fraud Suit Against S&P     Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder announces the Justice Department is filing a civil suit against Standard and Poor's for alleged fraud on mortgage ratings. And, CNBC's David Faber and Scott Cohn, weigh in.

  • S&P Lawyer on DOJ Lawsuit     Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel partner, discusses the merits of the Department of Justice's civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's rating agency for alleged ratings fraud.

  • Inside the SEC Crime Lab     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky takes a look inside the SEC crime lab, where six terabytes of digital data, emails and documents come in for review every month.

  • A Rare Look Inside the SEC     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky takes a look at the massive amount of digital data that pours into the SEC's enforcement division, which is in charge of investigating violations of securities laws.

  • Helping Employees Blow the Whistle on Fraud     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the SEC wants to make it more enticing for employees to report fraud at work, particularly in light of recent revelations about attempts to blow the whistle on Bernie Madoff and Ron Allen.

  • SEC: Finding Where the Bodies are Buried     Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky spent time with SEC's Bruce Karpati to learn more about his division, which investigates allegations of fraud committed by investment advisers. Kaminsky reports that if you're breaking the law, the agency will find you.

  • SAC Expects Big Fund Exodus in 2013: Report Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 6:43 AM ET

    SAC Capital Advisors expects client withdrawals of at least $1 billion in 2013 as the hedge fund battles intense regulatory scrutiny over insider trading allegations, the Wall Street Journal said on Friday, citing people briefed on the matter.

  • In Finance You Just Cannot Regulate for Criminals Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 11:04 PM ET
    Bernard Madoff

    To Philip Horn, the Braemar Country Club was not just a golf course, it was an extension of his office. Most weeks, Mr. Horn, a financial adviser at Wells Fargo, chatted up potential clients between holes at the upscale club set against the backdrop of the Santa Monica Mountains. The NYT reports.

  • CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the former hedge fund manager pleaded not guilty to insider trader charges.

  • CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details on former hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma's arraignment in New York City on insider trading charges.