Investment Fraud


  • 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.

  • Santelli: Seeking Truth in Securities Fraud     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with William "Porter" Boggess, Monongahela Capital Management on restoring faith in trading futures, and weighs in on the "truth" in securities law.

  • Key Witness Kumar Receives Two Year Probation     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Anil Kumar will pay a $25,000 fine in connection with the Galleon insider trading case.

  • American Greed: The Fugitives     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Go on the hunt to catch the most wanted white-collar fugitives!

  • A Biotech Short-Seller Responds to Critics Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 12:24 PM ET

    Short selling is never going to be a wildly popular investing practice, but it is perfectly legal and essential for the proper function of the capital markets. I asked a biotech short seller for his thoughts on why long investors seem so hostile to short sellers and whether this animosity will compel short sellers to be even more reluctant to voice their opinions publicly.

  • When top analysts change their opinions about the companies they cover, do the big hedge funds get the information first? Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times, offers insight.

  • What's Next for JPMorgan?     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt provides perspective on JPMorgan's trading blunder and whether criminal charges are possible.

  • Markets Across Europe Close Lower     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares fell on weak U.S. retail sales data; a look at changes investors may see at P&G; the last market activity in the U.S. stocks; and the latest fallout from the PFGBest scandal, with CNBC's Brian Shactman, Bob Pisani, and Gary Kaminsky.

  • PFGBest Fallout Deepens     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the brokerage firm is planning to file for bankruptcy on the heels of the firm's collapse. Gary Kaminsky, Capital Markets editor, shares his thoughts on the growing scandal.

  • PFG Collapse From a Broker's View     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 11:24 AM ET

    Bob Maurer, Manduca Trading, provides a broker's perspective on the PFGBest collapse, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Santelli on Safety, Socialism & Scandals     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 11:13 AM ET

    "Nobody cleans up their messes anymore, especially governments," rants CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighing in on historically low yields; France's Peugeot cutting 8,000 jobs, and recent financial scandals.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest details on the investigation of PFGBest's bankruptcy, after regulators alleged the firm misstated $200 million in customer accounts.

  • Wall Street's Wildest Con     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 6:40 AM ET

    Discussing one of Wall Street's biggest frauds and how the rogue hedge fund manager tried to fake his own suicide to avoid prison, with Guy Lawson, "Octopus" author.

  • Millionaire Aubrey Lee Price Missing     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Southern Georgia bank director Aubrey Lee Price has been missing for two weeks, and has been charged for embezzling at least $17 million, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.