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  • 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.

  • Madoff's Younger Brother Sentenced to 10 Years Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:06 PM ET
    Bernard Madoff

    Peter Madoff will serve 10 years in prison for his role in his older brother's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, a U.S. judge said Thursday.

  • Ackman Accuses Herbalife of 'Pyramid Scheme'     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 10:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports hedge fund manager Bill Ackman is trying to make the case that Herbalife's numbers don't add up.

  • UBS Fined $1.5 Billion in Libor Scandal     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 11:27 AM ET

    Bart Chilton, Commodities Futures Trading Commission commissioner, discusses the Swiss bank's fine and role in manipulating global benchmark interest rates.

  • Hedge Fund Managers Found Guilty of Insider Trading Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:48 PM ET

    Two former hedge fund managers were convicted on Monday of illegal trading in Dell stock based on secret information supplied by research analysts.

  • Which Country Is Most Corrupt?     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 10:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest list of the world's most corrupt countries and those with the "cleanest" rankings.

  • Former SAC Fund Manager Has Bail Set at $5 Million Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 12:34 PM ET

    Former hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma will have to put up $5 million bail to remain free on insider trading charges.

  • Mathew Martoma Expected in Court Today     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    Former hedge fund portfolio manager Matthew Martoma is due in court any minute on charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs & Judge Richard Holwell, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg.