Justice Department


  • Solution to backlog in legal system     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    Medical malpractice insurance costs are soaring. Philip Howard, author of "The Rule of Nobody," provides insight to the consequences of increasing malpractice lawsuits, and how to reduce them.

  • ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 11- A federal judge on Wednesday said he would consider dismissing a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit accusing Bank of America Corp of civil fraud in the sale of mortgage securities that soured during the global financial crisis.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 11- The U.S. Justice Department is spending some of the $13 billion JPMorgan Chase& Co agreed to pay to settle claims stemming from mortgage misdeeds to speed up similar punishments against other lenders, possibly including Bank of America Corp and Citigroup, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • *Follows US settlement with Credit Suisse. JERUSALEM, June 8- Bank Leumi, Israel's second largest bank, said on Sunday it was close to a deal to pay nearly 1 billion shekels to the U.S. Justice Department in relation to its investigation into possible tax evasion by the bank's American clients.

  • Cramer: Been unhappy with BAC     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" new team discuss a report by The Wall Street Journal that Bank of America is in talks with the Justice Department to settle probes involving the handling of mortgages before the financial crisis.

  • Pandora's royalty battle     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Pandora's royalty rates to songwriters may come under federal law. Richard Greenfield, BTIG media and tech analyst, explains what this means for investors and the music streaming business.

  • Threat for music streaming biz?     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The DOJ is mulling changing decades-old music licensing agreements which may lead to Pandora paying higher fees. The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses if this is a threat to the streaming music business.

  • CHICAGO, June 3- Quality Egg LLC and two top executives on Tuesday admitted to selling substandard eggs containing a "poisonous" substance and bribing a federal inspector in a food-safety scandal that sickened tens of thousands, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • May 28- Medtronic Inc has agreed to pay the United States $9.9 million to settle claims that the company used kickbacks to induce doctors to implant its pacemakers and defibrillators in patients, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • Solar company takes on China—and US rivals Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 2:36 PM ET
    A SolarWorld commercial project in New Jersey.

    SolarWorld has taken the lead in petitioning for tariffs on Chinese solar firms, and China may have noticed.

  • US to pot farmers: You can't use federal irrigation Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Mike Corral cuts branches from a marijuana plant as he prepares a harvest in Davenport, Calif.

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation wants weed growers to know that, at least at the federal level, the times they aren't a-changing.

  • Five indicted in cybercrime operation     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the 31-count, 56-page grand jury indictment from the DOJ against five defendants alleged in cyber-espionage.

  • Chinese cybercrime suspected for years: Pro     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:28 PM ET

    The U.S. Justice Department has filed its first ever cyber-espionage charges against five operatives from a Chinese military operation known as "Unit 61398." Marc Zwillinger, ZwillGen founder, provides perspective.

  • DOJ indicts 5 Chinese military members     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    The U.S. has charged China with cyberspying on U.S. firms. Kevin Mandia, FireEye COO, explains how he caught the Chinese government red-handed stealing American trade secrets. Peter Kiernan, author of "Becoming China's Bitch," provides perspective.

  • Chinese accused of cyberspying     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the five defendants in the case which the U.S. alleges cyberspying, were all part of The People's Liberation Army, allegedly the most prolific hacking operation of the Chinese military.

  • China's foreign ministry says the allegations of cyber-espionage are made up, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • DOJ indicts 5 Chinese officials     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    The Justice Department has filed the first ever cyber-espionage charges against Chinese government officials. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the charges accuse officials of using military and intelligent facilities to steal trade secrets from American energy and manufacturing companies.

  • China accused of stealing US trade secrets     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

    The Justice Department has filed criminal charges against several Chinese government officials, reports

  • China accused of cyber spying     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    The Justice Department is expected to charge Chinese officials with cyber economic espionage, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • What did GM know and when did they know it?     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides a preview of CNBC's special documentary that looks into General Motor's faulty ignition switch that took years to uncover and eventually recall.