CNBC's Scott Cohn discuses Allen Stanford's fraud case, considered to be one of the biggest ponzi schemes ever. In this discussion with Ralph Janvey, receiver in the Allen Stanford case, Cohn tries to get to the heart of who Allen Stanford really was.» Read More
The SEC has reportedly launched a probe into MF Global. Dan Primack, Fortune.com senior editor, discusses whether the company's CEO could have been in violation of the law.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche takes a look at the recent slide in Jefferies stock price and the chatter surrounding MF Global.
For nearly two years after Bernard L. Madoff confessed to running the largest Ponzi scheme in history, Ruth Madoff — who fell in love with him at 13 and married him at 18 — stood by her husband, a man the rest of the world saw as a cold-blooded monster. After years of silence and seclusion, Mrs. Madoff agreed to talk with a reporter for The New York Times
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on the SEC's investigation into Avon.
The FBI's “10 Most Wanted List” has included some of the world’s most notorious criminals, including Osama Bin Laden, Ted Bundy, Warren Jeffs, totaling 494 since the list’s creation in 1950.
Readers keep sending in questions about the outlook for the Iraqi dinar. It's cloudy. Really cloudy.
Readers have been asking about the outlook for the Iraqi dinar. The short answer: not good, in every sense of the word.
The tables may be turned on one former SEC official. He may soon be investigated by the Justice Department for a potential conflict in the Madoff case: He was responsible for the agency's proposal for victim compensation even though he had a financial interest in the outcome.
The U.S. agency that insures U.S. brokerage accounts said it is still deciding whether to reverse an earlier decision to deny coverage to tens of thousands of investors in Allen Stanford's alleged $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the rogue trading that could spell disaster for UBS and its troubled investment bank.
The investment banking firm is shutting down its global fund due to redemptions, CNBC's Brad Goode has the details, and the story on the arrest of a UBS trader on suspicion of a two billion dollar fraud, with CNBC's Carolin Schober.
UBS says it may not be profitable in Q3 thanks to a $2 billion loss from unauthorized trading. Insight with David Greenberg, Sterling Commodities president; and a look at the midday market movers.
Discussing whether only one trader at UBS can lose $2 billion.
A bright graduate joins an investment bank, but not in the glamorous, fast-moving – and ultimately profitable - trading role that he wanted. Rather, he is put into the "middle office," managing the IT systems that keep the trading desks running. Eventually, though, he is given a break, joining the bank's "delta one" trading desk, playing arbitrage between cash equities and equity derivatives.
CNBC's Carolin Schober has the story on a UBS trader arrested on suspicion of committing fraud.
A former senior executive of a Chinese company that listed on the Nasdaq in 2005 says investors need to stay wary of new initial public offerings (IPOs) from the mainland, because many firms keep multiple sets of books.
The man whose emails detailing Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme were ignored by the Securities and Exchange Commission has a new target — foreign exchange fraud, and he has Bank of New York and State Street in his sights.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the latest details from the ongoing trial of bond king Jeff Gundlach.
The SEC is launching a new program Friday to encourage whistleblowers to report corporate fraud, including a website with instructions on how potential whistleblowers can make millions from their tips.
A federal district judge dismissed a securities fraud charge against Goldman Sachs yesterday on grounds that the plaintiffs hadn’t show the transaction occurred in the United States.