SAN FRANCISCO— A woman who says an Uber driver raped her in New Dehli, India, on Thursday accused the company in a lawsuit filed in U.S. court of failing to properly investigate the alleged assailant's background. The alleged rape last month prompted widespread protests in India against sexual violence and led to demands there for more effort to ensure women's...» Read More
Federal marshals on Tuesday pressed their search for an investment manager they believe faked a distress call before parachuting from his plane over Alabama and disappeared on a red motorcycle he had stashed in advance.
The woman who pulled in European money for Bernie Madoff has disappeared from view, the New York Times reports.
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.
An appeals court says there will be no new trial for a former District of Columbia judge who tried to sue his dry cleaners for $54 million over a lost pair of pants.
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The heads of the Illinois state legislature said on Tuesday they will call the General Assembly into session to pass legislation on a special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.
Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested on criminal charges on Tuesday, including trying to sell the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Democrat President-elect Barack Obama, federal prosecutors said.
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A federal investigation into UBS concerning its sale of offshore private banking services to wealthy Americans is concentrating on senior and midlevel executives and bankers, and could result in one or more indictments, people briefed on the matter said on Monday, the New York Times reported.
The six major Hollywood studios sued RealNetworks, parent of the Rhapsody music service, to prevent it from distributing a new DVD copying software called RealDVD which launches Tuesday.
Former AIG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hank Greenberg and other former executives at the insurance giant have reached a settlement with a shareholder group suing them, a source close to the matter has told CNBC.
Settlement negotiations between lawyers representing former AIG chief Hank Greenberg and the New York Attorney General are at a stalemate.
Three more more financial firms, including Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs, reached settlements over the sale of auction-rate securities, a $330 billion market that collapsed in February.
Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain met with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Thursday in an attempt to reach a settlement of the auction-rate securities probe, CNBC has learned.
Merrill Lynch reached a settlement with Massachusetts over auction-rate securities, the latest in a string a accords between regulators and Wall Street firms over the $330 billion market that collapsed in February
Merrill Lynch has until Friday to settle an auction-rate securities case with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office or it will face a lawsuit, Cuomo warned during a CNBC interview.
A federal bankruptcy judge has rejected a settlement involving Countrywide Financial, saying he wasn't convinced it was fair to nearly 300 borrowers allegedly hurt by the mortgage lender's abusive practices.
Merrill Lynch will follow Citigroup in cobbling together a settlement for clients who bought auction rate securities.
Tone Grant, the former president of Refco, once the largest independent commodities broker, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a $2.4 billion fraud that involved hiding huge trading losses from clients.
Citigroup agreed to buy back more than $7 billion of illiquid auction-rate securities and pay a $100 million civil fine to settle charges it fraudulently misled investors about the debt's risk.