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  • 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.

  • Man Arrested for Allegedly Mailing Powder to Banks Tuesday, 3 Feb 2009 | 2:54 PM ET

    A 47-year-old New Mexico man has been arrested on charges alleging he mailed threatening letters containing suspicious powder to banks and federal offices around the country, federal officials announced Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • Missing Fund Manager Nadel Is Arrested in Florida Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 4:27 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    A Florida hedge fund manager who disappeared this month just as he was due to pay investors $50 million turned himself in to authorities Tuesday to face federal securities and wire fraud charges.

  • 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.

  • Nadel Fraud Dates Back to at Least 2003: Receiver Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 1:11 AM ET

    The court-appointed receiver in the case of missing hedge fund manager Art Nadel says Nadel has been defrauding investors since at least 2003, "and in all likelihood before then."

  • Now that people are making wish-lists for the new administration, lowering the drinking age keeps popping up as one of the most common suggestions. I think our national drinking age is an absolute travesty of justice.

  • 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.

  • Hunt for Missing Manager Leads to Louisiana: Report Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | 5:11 PM ET

    Federal law enforcement agents have tracked missing Sarasota hedge fund manager Arthur G. Nadel to Slidell, La., through cell phone records, according to a report in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, which cited sources close to the investigation.

  • UPDATE: How to Fight Your Health Insurer ... and Win Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 12:55 PM ET

    The UnitedHealth settlement over out-of-network medical costs has huge implications for all of us. For one, it shows that the consumer can still effect change.

  • J. Ezra Merkin, a New York financier, wrote his investors last month that he too was shocked by the news that Bernard L. Madoff’s hedge fund was an elaborate Ponzi scheme.

  • Is Now The Time To Legalize Drugs? Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 8:33 AM ET

    This may be apocryphal, but when FDR was running for President for the first time in 1932, he said something along the lines of "What America needs now is a good, stiff drink." Then he won and went on to help end prohibition. Well, now we've got a new Democratic President coming into office, we're in similarly dire economic straits, and maybe what America needs is a nice toke?

  • Dow Has Worst Start to a Year Ever Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 5:11 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply as the decline in retail sales was double of what was expected and earnings worries escalated. The Dow and S&P logged their worst starts to the year ever.

  • Stocks Tumble as Bank Worries Escalate Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 1:56 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply as the decline in retail sales was double of what was expected and earnings worries escalated.

  • Stocks Tumble as Bank Worries Escalate Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 12:53 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply as the decline in retail sales was double of what was expected and earnings worries escalated.

  • Futures Skid After Dismal Retail Sales Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 8:38 AM ET

    Futures were lower after the drop in retail sales came in about double what was expected and as earnings worries escalated.

  • 5 Legal Documents You Need Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 5:11 PM ET

    No matter if you’re single, married, rich, poor, with children or without, these documents will help protect your family and your assets.