Investment Fraud


  • 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.

  • Insider Trading Legal Strategies: Judge     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Richard Holwell, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg partner, explains the courts view of insider trading, and how the government may build its case against former fund manager, Mathew Martoma, who is accused of making more than $276 million in illicit profits.

  • After the Hurricane, Beware of Scams Named for Sandy Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    Callers touting hurricane-related investments may be scam artists capitalizing on the storm.

  • Next Insider Trading Trial to Begin     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    A look ahead to next week's insider trading trial of Anthony Chaisson, Level Global Investors co-founder, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.

  • 8 Ways to Avoid Financial Abuse Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 3:12 PM ET

    Follow these rules and you'll greatly reduce the chance that you financial adviser turns out to be a disaster, or, worse, a crook.

  • Protecting Your Reputation Online     Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 7:31 AM ET

    Michael Fertik, Reputation.com founder & CEO, discusses the fast way to protect yourself from online cyber attacks.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the U.S. government will award Bradley Birkenfeld $104 million for information he provided about Swiss bank, UBS.

  • Trendy Scammers Go After Crowdfunding, Self-Directed IRAs Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    State securities administrators listed four new types of fraud among their annual list of investor threats, including crowdfunding scams and gold-related ripoffs.

  • Making Money in Fixed Income     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    Discussing the impact of the Libor scandal; the pending fiscal cliff; low mortgage rates; and the Fed's next move, with Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management CEO & chief investment officer.

  • SEC: The Sheriff on Wall Street     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky discusses insider trading, bribery and derivatives manipulation on Wall Street, with Bruce Karpati, SEC asset management enforcement co-chief.

  • ID Theft: Worse than Anyone Thought     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    The IRS inspector general is releasing new information on identify theft. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • The Truth About Identity Theft     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 11:11 AM ET

    A new IRS report indicates identity theft is a bigger and more expensive problem than anyone ever thought. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • 10 White Collar Fugitives Wanted by the FBI Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 9:33 AM ET
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s has included some of the world’s most notorious criminals, including Osama Bin Laden, Ted Bundy, and Warren Jeffs — totaling 497 since its creation in 1950. Of these fugitives, 466 have been apprehended or located, according to the FBI. Of these, 154 arrests have been assisted by the public through methods such as the information posted on the website and disseminated “wanted” posters. With the success of the “Most Wanted” list, the bureau began putting phot

    Who are some of these white collar fugitives and what did they do to attract the FBI’s attention? Find out.

  • Kinnucan Expected to Plead Guilty     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky reports the former founder of Broadband Research, John Kinnucan is expected to plead "guilty" in an insider trading case.

  • More Power to Punish Investment Fraud     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 7:50 AM ET

    Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-IA), discusses a bipartisan bill that would give regulators more power to impose harsher fines for misconduct on Wall Street.

  • Money Laundering Scam     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Attorney Dennis Kearney describes how Solomon Dwek would launder money through the Deal Yeshiva, a Jewish Day School in New Jersey.

  • Surveillance video of Solomon Dwek and Vincent Tabbachino, the former Guttenberg, New Jersey councilman who plead guilty to money laundering and was sentenced to a 41-month prison term.

  • How to Avoid Another PFG Scandal     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky and David Greenberg, NYMEX independent trader, take a look at securities fraud and offer solutions on how to avoid another scandal.