Justice Department


  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Four members of a computer hacking ring were charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $100 million in Xbox technology, Apache helicopter training software and other intellectual property, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • DETROIT, Sept 18- A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted seven executives from two Japanese auto parts makers on charges of price fixing, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- Wall Street whistleblowers who provide U.S. prosecutors with evidence of financial fraud should get larger rewards for their efforts, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to say in a speech on Wednesday, according to a Justice Department official.

  • Law firm technician charged with insider trading Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    File photo: FBI agents in jackets

    Dmitry Braverman is the second employee of the Wilson Sonsini law firm to be accused of insider trading in recent years.

  • Inside Wall Street's 'top nemesis'  Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Before the Associate Attorney General of the Justice Department leaves, CNBC's Kate Kelly spoke with Tony West.

  • DOJ #3 Tony West leaving  Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Tony West is leaving the Justice Department on September 15th.

  • Where's the BofA money going?  Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    What is the DOJ planning to do with the money its getting from Bank of America's settlement? Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch President, says some of the money is going to liberal activist groups.

  • UPDATE 1-AT&T's DirecTV bid nearing approval - NY Post Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 2:27 AM ET

    Aug 26- AT&T Inc has reached a tentative deal with antitrust regulators to pave the way for it to buy DirecTV, the New York Post reported, citing unspecified sources. The proposed deal is expected to get clearance from the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission in the first quarter, the newspaper reported.

  • Did government extort Bank of America?  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    After Bank of America agreed to pay nearly $17 billion to the DOJ, CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices, debate former Wells Fargo CEO Dick Kovacevich's view that the government extorted Bank of America.

  • Charles Dallara on BofA: Huge mistakes were made  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Former Institute of International Finance CEO Charles Dallara, discusses Bank of America's settlement with the Justice Department. Dallara says huge mistakes were made and banks need to be more active in supporting the recovery in this country.

  • Bank of America's fine breakdown  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly analyzes Bank of America's agreement with the Justice Department.

  • Cramer: BofA's next quarter 'pretty much wiped out'  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss Bank of America's $17 billion settlement with the DOJ. Cramer says the Justice Department wanted to maximize the embarrassment and pain of Bank of America.

  • BofA reaches record settlement with DOJ  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Bank of America will pay $9.6 billion in cash and provide consumer relief valued at $7 billion for its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.

  • BofA reaches $17 billion settlement with DOJ  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:08 PM ET
    A Bank of America branch is shown in New York's Times Square.

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Bank of America has reached a landmark $17 billion settlement with the Justice Department over mortgage backed securities.

  • Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement: AP  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    The Associated Press is reporting Bank of America has reached a $17 billion settlement over mortgage backed securities.

  • Buffett's Berkshire slammed with maximum penalty Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett pauses during an interview in New York.

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is paying almost $1 million to the government for failing to make disclosures required by antitrust law ... again.

  • Ex-Rabobank worker pleads guilty in Libor rigging Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 5:38 PM ET
    The Rabobank Group logo sits on display on the bank's headquarters in Utrecht, Netherlands.

    A former Rabobank employee pled guilty to participating in a plot to manipulate the Yen Libor rate, the second employee of the Dutch lender to do so.

  • Chinese hackers target 4.5M US patients Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Community Health Systems said a group believed to be operating out of China attacked its hospitals, affecting 4.5 million patients. Re/code reports.

  • Santelli Exchange: Geopolitics & the markets  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and James Bianco, Bianco Research president, discuss whether big geopolitical news coming out of Iraq and Ukraine should be big news for the market.

  • NEW YORK,- A Manhattan federal judge on Thursday said the U.S. Department of Justice may pursue most of its lawsuit accusing Novartis AG of civil fraud for allegedly using kickbacks to boost sales of drugs covered by Medicare and Medicaid.