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By invoking executive privilege over questions about the Justice Department’s “Fast and Furious” operation, the Obama administration is making a mistake of historic proportions, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday.
Solyndra was the first renewable energy company to receive a federal loan from the 2009 Stimulus Act, and has left taxpayers on the hook, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) discusses new "Fast and Furious" wiretap information obtained by the Congress.
Why didn't the Department of Justice or FBI intercept the problems at MF Global and JPMorgan before the companies inflicted huge losses on investors? CNBC's Rick Santell and James Koutoulas, Commodity Customer Coalition co-founder, weigh in.
U.S. authorities are ratcheting up their investigation of residential mortgage-backed securities — the bundles of mortgages that were at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis. And they are appealing to the public for help.
Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley shares his take on JPMorgan's trading loss and the DOJ's announcement it intends to investigate the company. "I think Jamie [Dimon] has done a great job, and I don't think we should trivialize the complexity and the seriousness of the banking business," he says.
The Department of Justice and Abbott Labs reached a $1 billion settlement over a seizure drug, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Attorney General Eric Holder announces a lawsuit against Apple. CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses details of the lawsuit.
From an artificial leg for a person who doesn’t need it to doling out cash to the homeless, fraudsters are finding ways to bilk the U.S. health care system to the tune of an estimated $80 billion a year.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s debate over the constitutionally of the Affordable Care Act and the future of health care in America has dominated the national conversation for weeks. What’s not been as widely discussed is a little known provision in “Obamacare”, which, if overturned completely, could end up costing the taxpayers billions of dollars.
Of all government programs, Medicare is particularly vulnerable to fraud. Find out how to avoid becoming a victim.
Richard West, a 63-year-old Vietnam veteran, blew the whistle on the largest home health care fraud in history. Now he's in danger of losing his Medicaid benefits.
There is the modern war against health care fraud—fraud that saps at least $80 billion a year from government health programs including Medicare and Medicaid.
There is the modern war against health care fraud—fraud that saps an estimated $80 billion a year from government health programs including Medicare and Medicaid.
The Supreme Court concluded its first day of arguments on President Obama's health reform law. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on whether Greece is on the verge of the largest sovereign restructuring deal in history, or whether a "credit event" will be activated. Also, KNTV's Scott Budman has the story on the Justice Department warning Apple and five major publishers it will sue them for price rigging eBooks for the iPad, and Starbucks is getting into the single-cup coffee business.
Before anyone had heard of Bernie Madoff, Minnesota businessman Tom Petters carried out the largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.
Rajaratnam tapped a vast network of Wall Street insiders to funnel him inside information. Read on to go inside this Wall Street scandal!
Shielding assets from the tax man or from overly inquisitive regulators is a time-honored strategy for the wealthy. Some turn to secretive financial havens like Switzerland or the Cayman Islands. Or there’s always Fernley, Nevada.
CNBC's David Faber has the details on the FCC's prohibiting LightSquared from ground-based mobile services.