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  • WOTS Now: DOJ Tries to Block AT&T Deal     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the winners and losers in the Justice Department's decision to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile, and CNBC's Jon Fortt with a look at the impact the scuttled merger will have on the rest of the wireless universe.

  • Does AT&T Block Make Obama Anti-Growth?     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether the DOJ's decision to block the AT&T merger with T-Mobile indicates the administration is anti-growth, with Keith Moore, MKM Partners, and CNBC's Eamon Javers and Kayla Tausche.

  • DOJ Files to Block AT&T Deal with T-Mobile     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 10:33 AM ET

    The deal is not dead yet, there is still room for renegoitation. AT&T's shares dropped on the news, while competitors' stocks soared, with Christopher King, Stifel Nicolaus analyst.

  • Eric T. Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York, has come under increasing pressure from the Obama administration to drop his opposition to a wide-ranging state settlement with banks over dubious foreclosure practices, the New York Times reports.

  • Justice Department Prepares Subpoenas of News Corp. Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:50 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    As part of a preliminary investigation into the growing News Corp. phone-hacking scandal, the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing subpoenas of the media company relating to its alleged hacking of voicemail of Sept. 11 victims and foreign bribery, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Hotel Stands by Its Maid in Strauss-Kahn Scandal Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on July 1, 2011 in New York City.

    The hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault remains on the payroll of New York's Sofitel Hotel, CNBC has learned from a source close to the investigation.

  • New Twist in Strauss-Kahn Affair Shocks France Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 7:35 AM ET
    IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    France is in shock again in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn saga, as in the latest twist of the story the Socialist politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be cleared of accusations of sex crimes against a maid in a New York hotel.

  • College Football BCS, Justice Department to Meet Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 2:53 PM ET
    Football

    The Justice Department, which has raised antitrust concerns about college football's Bowl Championship Series, will meet with the organization this summer.

  • Goldman Feeling the Heat     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson with the latest developments on Goldman's downgrade, as the government turns up the heat on the investment bank.

  • Lenny Dykstra Indicted for Bankruptcy Fraud Friday, 6 May 2011 | 6:46 PM ET
    Lenny Dykstra

    Lenny Dykstra, an outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies known by the nickname "Nails," has been indicted for bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement from the bankruptcy estate.

  • A top Justice Department official says a sweeping guilty verdict in a Florida mortgage fraud case adds another face to the financial crisis.

  • An estimated half million Americans have a painful decision to make between today and August 31 — admit to the IRS that they’ve been hiding secret offshore bank accounts, or take their chances the government won’t find out about their secret horde and possibly send them to jail.

  • Goldman Sachs, Rating Agencies Blamed in Crisis Probe Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 7:10 PM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Conflicts of interest, excessive risk-taking and failures of government oversight triggered the financial crisis and helped push the country into the deepest recession since the Great Depression, concludes a new report by the U.S. Senate.

  • Competition Is Factor in AT&T Merger: FCC Head Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 4:53 PM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski.

    Competition and AT&T's  market share will be one of the major factors in approving the telecom firm's proposed $39 billion merger with Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski told CNBC Tuesday.

  • The Department of Justice said Thursday that it is seeking an order from a federal court in San Francisco to authorize the IRS to ask for information from the global bank HSBC about Americans who may be hiding money in offshore accounts in India to dodge taxes.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    Fund manager Raj Rajaratnam made $1 million in two minutes of frantic calls after receiving an inside tip about a big investment in Goldman Sachs at the height of the financial crisis, prosecutors said this week at the Galleon founder's insider trading trial.

  • Foreign Firms May Be Exempt From UK Anti-Graft Law Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:57 AM ET

    Dozens of foreign companies with London listings may be exempt from new anti-corruption laws, Ken Clarke has confirmed, a disclosure that will anger inves­tors keen to preserve the integrity of London’s markets, the Financial Times reports.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    Secretly-recorded audio played by prosecutors reveals a phone conversation between hedge fund executive Raj Rajaratnam and his brother Rengan in which Rengan was concerned that the media had picked up on the deal.

  • Disney Inside Trader Sentenced to Home Confinement Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 3:00 PM ET
    Gavel

    A former executive assistant at Disney who schemed with her boyfriend to sell secrets about the company's finances has been sentenced to four months of home confinement.

  • Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission chairman Phil Angelides.

    The panel appointed by Congress to investigate the causes of the financial crisis referred a handful of cases involving potential wrongdoing to the Justice Department, a person close to the investigation said Monday evening. The New York Times reports.

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