NEW YORK, April 18- Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading charges leveled against him last year. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan ruled that the indictment adequately alleged the essential elements of the crimes charged.» Read More
A Wisconsin woman has been charged with theft over accusations she tried to profit from Facebook's much-anticipated plans to go public by selling fake stock in the social media giant.
Allen Stanford's former college roommate James Davis is now the chief prosecution witness against him. Davis will testify that he witnessed and participated in Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme, the New York Times reports.
U.S. authorities have raided the New York office and home of Benjamin Wey, a promoter of controversial Chinese reverse mergers, according to law enforcement officials. The Financial Times reports.
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The UK’s fraud investigator intends to confiscate shareholder dividends paid by companies convicted of criminal offences, after it won approval for a landmark court action, the Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on more than $1.5B in losses as a result of Utah ponzi schemes.
Add health care fraud to ponzi schemes and insider trading at the top of the list of wrongdoing in the financial world.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on the missiny money hunt at MF Global.
Jon Corzine has resigned but hundreds of millions of dollars are reportedly still missing at MF Global. Insight on what's next for the former New Jersey governor, with Robert Heim, former SEC prosecutor.
Many are still concerned that they cannot access trades through MF Global. Anant Shah, Whitepearls trader, says he has $35 million dollars tied up in the firm.
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.