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  • Judge Recuses Himself From Stanford Case Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 5:54 PM ET

    The judge in the SEC's civil suit against Stanford Financial has recused himself after determining that "a person within the third degree of relationship" to him has "substantial holdings" managed by one of Stanford's companies.

  • Madoff Trustee: No Securities Bought in 13 Years Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 12:08 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    The trustee in charge of untangling the mess brought on by the Bernard Madoff scandal told investors Friday there was no indication the disgraced financier bought securities for his clients.

  • Stanford Found in Virginia by FBI, Served Papers Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 4:53 PM ET
    R. Allen Stanford

    FBI agents served the complaint from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Texas billionaire Allen Stanford in Virginia, an FBI spokesman said on Thursday.

  • SEC Uncovers Ponzi Scheme Targeting Deaf Investors Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 2:45 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission obtained a court order halting an alleged Ponzi scheme by Hawaii-based Billions Coupons and its CEO Marvin R. Cooper that was targeting members of the Deaf community in the U.S. and Japan.

  • Alleged Swindler Nadel To Stay Behind Bars Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:22 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    Arthur Nadel, the Florida money manager who briefly went missing last month after the six hedge funds he ran collapsed in an alleged "mini-Madoff" scheme, will remain behind bars at least awhile longer.

  • 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 Swindler Nadel Anticipated 'Mini-Madoff' Label Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 8:03 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    Federal prosecutors say disgraced Florida hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel wrote letters home while he was fleeing from authorities last month, including one telling his family he "really anticipated" being labeled a "Mini-Madoff." 

  • 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.

  • Whistleblower Identifies 'Mini-Madoff' for SEC Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 6:29 PM ET

    Whistleblower Harry Markopolos, whose warnings about the Madoff scandal fell on deaf ears at the Securities and Exchange Commission for years, has provided the SEC's Inspector General with new information about an alleged "mini-Madoff" fraud that is still underway, CNBC has learned.

  • 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.

  • Madoff Clients: Relatives, Celebrities and Charities Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 3:24 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax. Actor Kevin Bacon. World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein.  All three have at least one thing in common: Their names appear on a list of several thousand clients who lost money investing with Bernard Madoff. The list has been made public in a court filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan.

  • Alleged Swindler Nadel Agrees to Freezing of Assets Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 5:35 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    Hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel, arrested last week on fraud charges, has agreed to have his assets frozen.

  • PCCW Buyout Vote Under Swirl of Suspicion Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 12:44 AM ET

    PCCW is holding an extraordinary general meeting Wednesday in relation to a proposed $2.1 billion privatization bid. But the deal is under scrutiny amid claims that unknown parties may have tried to illegally influence the outcome of today's vote

  • Mini-Madoff Denied Bail for Now Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 9:05 PM ET

    Nicholas Cosmo, the Long Island man accused of running a $370 million dollar Ponzi scheme, remains jailed following a bail hearing today.

  • Madoff's Apartment Gets Changing of the Guard Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 2:42 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    As Bernard Madoff awaits his fate inside his Manhattan penthouse, he is getting a new crew to keep him safe.

  • Accused Swindler Cosmo Owed Thousands to Mob Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 4:12 PM ET
    Nicholas Cosmo

    Accused Ponzi-schemer Nicholas Cosmo onced owed tens of thousands of dollars in gambling debt to the Genovese crime family, the latest twist in a scheme federal authorities believed bilked small investors out of $370 million, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Long Island Investment Firm Boss Surrenders Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 8:29 AM ET
    Nicholas Cosmo

    The owner of a Long Island investment firm accused of cheating people out of more than $100 million is expected to appear in court Tuesday.

  • Madoff Layoff Includes Legitimate Employees: Report Friday, 23 Jan 2009 | 1:25 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    Several dozen employees, who work in the legitimate branch of Bernard Madoff's firm, are being laid off, according to The Wall Street Journal.

  • An End To The Telenovela Wars? Friday, 23 Jan 2009 | 12:13 PM ET

    It's been, a long, pricey road: years of conflict, a four year legal battle culminating in several weeks of court testimony.

  • Skilling Appeals 2006 Conviction to Circuit Court Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 12:19 PM ET
    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, whose 2006 convictions were upheld by a three-judge appelate panel earlier this month, is appealing that decision to the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.