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  • The new defendants include hedge fund traders and money managers, a mergers and acquisitions attorney, a corporate executive, and an associate analyst for the Moody's credit rating agency.

  • Kneale: Obama, IBM and How to Kill Silicon Valley Thursday, 8 Oct 2009 | 4:35 PM ET

    The Obama Posse is hellbent-for-leather on a misguided crusade to rein in the one clear growth engine of the American manufacturing economy: high-tech.

  • Colonial BancGroup Faces Federal Investigation Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 10:05 AM ET

    Colonial BancGroup says it is under criminal investigation by the Department of Justice over alleged accounting irregularities at its mortgage warehouse lending unit.

  • Indicted Texas billionaire Allen Stanford says the federal government has "coordinated an attack" on his constitutional rights. 

  • UK Freezes $100 Million in Stanford-Linked Assets Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 4:00 PM ET
    Allen Stanford

    Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) froze over $100 million of assets linked to Allen Stanford, the US financier accused of a massive fraud.

  • Stanford in Texas, To Appear in Court Thursday Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 4:21 AM ET

    Allen Stanford is back in his home state of Texas and is being held at a federal detention facility in Conroe, Texas, about 40 miles north of Houston, according to his attorney.

  • Stanford Case Examiner Wants Accounts Freeze Lifted Friday, 22 May 2009 | 3:59 PM ET

    An examiner appointed by the court to represent investors is recommending the court lift a freeze on nearly four thousand customer accounts from the Stanford Financial Group.

  • A group of investors who lost millions in the collapse of Stanford Financial Group says it is "shocked" by a request by court-appointed receiver Ralph Janvey for nearly $20 million to cover his expenses.

  • Stanford CIO Pleads Not Guilty To Obstruction, Conspiracy Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 11:25 AM ET

    The chief investment officer for Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford's companies, Laura Pendergest-Holt, pleads not guilty to two conspiracy counts. She remains free on a $300,000 bond issued after she was arrested in February on an obstruction charge

  • SEC "Railroaded" Stanford, Attorneys Say Sunday, 10 May 2009 | 3:18 PM ET

    Attorneys for Texas financier R. Allen Stanford, who is accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission of running a "massive Ponzi scheme," say the agency has "railroaded" their client and now is trying to prevent him from defending himself.

  • Microsoft, Justice Agree to Extend Some Oversight Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 3:14 PM ET

    Microsoft and the Justice Department agreed to extend some portions of federal antitrust oversight for 18 months, according to court papers filed Thursday.

  • Alleged Ponzi-Schemer Cosmo Granted Continuance Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 12:41 PM ET
    Nicholas Cosmo

    Nicholas Cosmo, the Long Island man accused by federal prosecutors of running a $380 million Ponzi scheme, was granted a 30-day continuance by United States District Court Judge Thomas E. Boyle on Friday.

  • Alleged 'Mini-Madoff' Cosmo Due in Court on Friday Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 5:26 PM ET
    Nicholas Cosmo

    Nicholas Cosmo, the Long Island man accused of running a $380 million Ponzi scheme will appear in Federal Court in Central Islip, New York on Friday.

  • 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.