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  • Full Lists of Madoff Clients, Brokers, Employees Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 1:45 PM ET

    The names of several thousand clients who lost money investing with Bernard Madoff have been released in a court filing that reads like a Who's Who: former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax, actor Kevin Bacon and even Madoff's defense lawyer.

  • Russian Oligarchs Also Duped by Madoff: Report Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 4:58 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    The woman who pulled in European money for Bernie Madoff has disappeared from view, the New York Times reports.

  • Madoff Trustee Gets $28 Million for Liquidation Costs Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 11:47 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland on Tuesday approved the transfer of $28.1 million to cover expenses tied to the liquidation of Bernard Madoff's investment firm.

  • Yahoo And Google Holding Back On Ad Deal Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 1:36 PM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    For months I've been covering Yahoo and Google's planned advertising partnership and the controversy surrounding it. After Google CEO Eric Schmidt said they're moving ahead with the partnership even without DOJ approval, the companies are changing their tune.

  • Indiana Sues Countrywide Over Lending Practices Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 6:41 AM ET

    Indiana has sued Countrywide Financial, becoming the latest state to take the mortgage lender to court over its lending practices.

  • InBev

    Belgian brewer InBev said on Monday that U.S. antitrust regulators have asked it for additional information regarding its planned takeover of Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch.

  • UBS Mulls Disclosing Rich Americans List Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 4:04 AM ET

    Under pressure from the authorities, UBS is considering whether to divulge the names of up to 20,000 of its well-heeled American clients, the NYT reports.

  • Grasso May Be Able to Keep $185 Million Award Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 5:12 AM ET

    Richard A.  Grasso may be able to keep the staggering $185 million award that once made him a symbol of Wall Street greed — a package awarded to him by the A-list board members at the exchange who eventually fired him, the NYT reports.

  • Siemens Criminal Trial on Corruption Begins Monday, 26 May 2008 | 5:35 AM ET

    The first criminal trial in a mammoth bribery probe at German engineering giant Siemens began on Monday and the prosecutor warned that it should send a signal to corporations that corruption would not be tolerated.

  • Bogus Rescuers Cheat Distressed Homeowners Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 9:34 AM ET
    Foreclosured Home

    Among the byproducts of the U.S. housing crisis is a surge in scams that cheat people out of their money, their homes, or both, under the guise of offering to rescue them from foreclosure.

  • German Bank to Sue UBS over CDOs Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 12:24 PM ET

    German bank HSH Nordbank will sue Swiss UBS to recover “significant” losses on a $500 million portfolio of collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) linked to the U.S. mortgage market, the bank said in a statement on Monday.

  • Second Broker Questioned in SocGen Case Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 7:03 AM ET

    A French inquiry into a record 4.9 billion euros ($7.17 billion) trading loss at Societe Generale widened to a second broker on Friday as investigators sought to establish whether rogue trader Jerome Kerviel acted alone.

  • U.S. Probes Stock Sales By SocGen Board Member Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 2:13 PM ET

    The U.S.  is looking into stock sales by a member of French bank Societe Generale's board shortly before the bank announced billions of dollars in losses by a single trader.

  • Microsoft, Yahoo, Google Settle Gambling Case Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 4:52 PM ET
    Microsoft

    The three largest Internet companies have agreed to pay a combined $31.5 million to settle federal civil allegations they took ads for illegal gambling, the U.S. Attorney for eastern Missouri said.

  • U.S. Authorities Step up Probes of European Banks: FT Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 3:23 AM ET

    The U.S. Justice Department and other authorities have stepped up investigations into several large European banks for violating sanctions against Iran, Libya, Cuba and Sudan, the Financial Times reported in its online edition.

  • Clement Replacing Gonzales: More Than An 'Acting' AG? Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 11:43 AM ET
    Solicitor General Paul Clement

    White House sources confirm that U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement will serve as acting Attorney General once Alberto Gonazles leaves the Justice Department in mid-September. And to judge from initial soundings across Washington, no one will be surprised if Clement eventually becomes President Bush's choice to fill the job for the remainder of his term.

  • KKR Says Credit Market Woes Could Hurt Its Returns Monday, 13 Aug 2007 | 3:22 PM ET

    Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts said in a regulatory filing that weak debt market conditions could cut into its investment returns, and confirmed it is the subject of a U.S. Department of Justice probe for anti-trust violations.

  • Paul McNulty, deputy attorney general at the U.S. Department of Justice, joined "Power Lunch" to address controversial issues raised after U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan dismissed charges Monday against 13 former KPMG employees. One of the issues raised during the case was whether companies paid defendants' attorney charges. This policy, McNulty said, was changed in December, and the Justice Department no longer questions who pays the fees.

  • Jury Finds Black, Others Guilty of Criminal Fraud Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 5:21 PM ET

    A U.S. jury Friday found Conrad Black guilty of criminal fraud and obstruction of justice in a grim Friday the 13th verdict that could send the former media baron to jail for up to 35 years.

  • U.S. Launches Corruption Probe into Britain's BAE Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | 2:07 PM ET

    The U.S. justice department has launched a corruption probe into Britain's BAE Systems, a potential headache for Gordon Brown just hours before he succeeds Tony Blair as British Prime Minister.