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  • After Rampage, Presidential Campaigns Pause Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:16 PM ET
    US President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks on the shootings in Aurora, Colorado at what was scheduled originally as a campaign event at Harborside Event Center July 20, 2012 in Fort Myers, Florida.

    The deadly rampage  in Colorado consumed the presidential campaigns,  sidetracking a bitter political contest with a tragedy that at least temporarily brought the candidates together in common purpose.

  • HSBC Ignored Drug Money Fear, Alleges Senate Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 5:43 AM ET
    gavel and money

    HSBC ignored warnings that its activities may have possibly exposed the US financial system to drug money from Mexico and inadvertently provided banking services to lenders suspected of links to terrorist organizations, Senate investigators have claimed in a new report, the Financial Times reports.

  • US Is Building Criminal Cases in Rate Fixing Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 6:04 AM ET
    Gavel

    As regulators ramp up their global investigation into the manipulation of interest rates, the Justice Department has identified potential criminal wrongdoing by big banks and individuals at the center of the scandal. The New York Times reports.

  • Peregrine Financial Fallout     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Peregrine Financial is another financial collapse that is drawing outrage from lawmakers and investors, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Giuliani: ‘Impression’ of Cover-Up in Holder Case Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 7:21 PM ET
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

    Hours after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, Rudy Giuliani said that there was the “impression” of a cover-up.

  • Barclays Settles Libor Probe     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the CFTC's $200 million fine for Barclays, for alleged manipulation attempts of Libor.

  • Interest Rate Manipulation     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has a story that might just make your blood boil: a major bank admitting it tried to manipulate interest rates at the height of the financial crisis. Bart Chilton, CFTC Commissioner and Ross Intelisano, Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP, weigh in.

  • Gingrich Rips Obama Over Eric Holder Probe Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 11:01 PM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    By invoking executive privilege over questions about the Justice Department’s “Fast and Furious” operation, the Obama administration is making a mistake of historic proportions, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday.

  • Solyndra Owes Over $500 Million to Taxpayers     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:28 PM ET

    Solyndra was the first renewable energy company to receive a federal loan from the 2009 Stimulus Act, and has left taxpayers on the hook, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Rep. Issa Turns Up the Heat on Holder     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 7:41 PM ET

    Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) discusses new "Fast and Furious" wiretap information obtained by the Congress.

  • Santelli on MF Customers vs. JPM Shareholders     Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 11:22 AM ET

    Why didn't the Department of Justice or FBI intercept the problems at MF Global and JPMorgan before the companies inflicted huge losses on investors? CNBC's Rick Santell and James Koutoulas, Commodity Customer Coalition co-founder, weigh in.

  • Fraud Whistleblowers: Uncle Sam Wants You Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 2:46 PM ET
    Department of Justice

    U.S. authorities are ratcheting up their investigation of residential mortgage-backed securities — the bundles of mortgages that were at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis. And they are appealing to the public for help.

  • Bill Daley on JPMorgan & DOJ's Probe     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley shares his take on JPMorgan's trading loss and the DOJ's announcement it intends to investigate the company. "I think Jamie [Dimon] has done a great job, and I don't think we should trivialize the complexity and the seriousness of the banking business," he says.

  • Breaking News: DOJ & Abbott Labs     Monday, 7 May 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Department of Justice and Abbott Labs reached a $1 billion settlement over a seizure drug, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • DOJ Announces Suit Against Apple     Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 12:08 PM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder announces a lawsuit against Apple. CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses details of the lawsuit.

  • Health Care Fraud Takes Many Forms Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 3:36 PM ET
    Wheelchair

    From an artificial leg for a person who doesn’t need it to doling out cash to the homeless, fraudsters are finding ways to bilk the U.S. health care system to the tune of an estimated $80 billion a year.

  • Obamacare and the ‘Health Care Hustle’ Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 1:46 PM ET

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s debate over the constitutionally of the Affordable Care Act and the future of health care in America has dominated the national conversation for weeks. What’s not been as widely discussed is a little known provision in “Obamacare”, which, if overturned completely, could end up costing the taxpayers billions of dollars.

  • What YOU Can Do to Out-Hustle Health Care Hustlers Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 1:25 PM ET
    Cost of healthcare

    Of all government programs, Medicare is particularly vulnerable to fraud. Find out how to avoid becoming a victim.

  • Medicaid Whistleblower Could Lose Coverage Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 12:21 PM ET

    Richard West, a 63-year-old Vietnam veteran, blew the whistle on the largest home health care fraud in history. Now he's in danger of losing his Medicaid benefits.

  • Medicare Payment System: Aiding or Preventing Fraud? Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 6:37 PM ET

    There is the modern war against health care fraud—fraud that saps at least $80 billion a year from government health programs including Medicare and Medicaid.