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Eliot Spitzer

  • NEW YORK, April 16- A New York state appeals court rejected former American International Group Inc Chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an accounting fraud at the insurer he ran for nearly four decades. Greenberg and co-defendant Howard Smith, a former AIG chief financial officer, are accused of having...

  • Ex-AIG chief Greenberg's bid to toss N.Y. case rejected Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 16- A New York state appeals court rejected former American International Group Inc Chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's bid to dismiss a decade-old lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an accounting fraud at the insurer. The defendants failed to show the lack of incentive compensation resulting from the sham transactions at AIG, the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 1- Some charities that have received money from U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein said they are reviewing their relationships with him or will decline to accept any future gifts from him in the wake of recent allegations he forced an underage girl to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew and other powerful men. Epstein, 62, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- With a scheduled trial just four weeks away, the former chairman of American International Group Inc said New York's attorney general should abandon his nearly decade-old fraud case against him, calling it a waste of taxpayer dollars in pursuit of a hollow "trophy" victory. The non-jury trial, scheduled for Feb. 24 in Manhattan before State Supreme...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- A New York lawyer left a suicide note admitting that he had run a $5 million Ponzi scheme and called the investments "all an illusion," prosecutors said on Friday. Charles Bennett, 56, who was rescued Nov. 3 after he jumped into the Hudson River, was arrested and charged with securities and wire fraud in Manhattan federal court. The FBI arrested Bennett...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- A New York lawyer left a suicide note admitting that he had run a $5 million Ponzi scheme and called the investments "all an illusion," prosecutors said on Friday. Charles Bennett, 56, who was rescued Nov. 3 when he tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Hudson River, was arrested and charged with securities and wire fraud in Manhattan federal court.

  • Why are sell-side stock market analysts so wrong? Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 9:06 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    As less original research is done, companies have increasingly learned how to play the "game" of lowering estimates going into the quarter.

  • Apple gone from religion, to nice company: Femina   Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 4:20 PM ET
    Apple gone from religion, to nice company: Femina

    Discussing the changes in the advertising business, and Apple's brand since the loss of Steve Jobs, with advertising executive Jerry Della Femina, He also weighs in on a recent political ad he released slamming Eliot Spitzer.

  • House GOP delays vote on budget bill   Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 7:25 PM ET
    House GOP delays vote on budget bill

    The vote on the continuing resolution to keep the government funded has been delayed, and Eliot Spitzer lost the Democratic Party primary for New York City. CNBC's Seema Mody has the details.

  • Ken Langone's final thoughts   Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 4:54 PM ET
    Ken Langone's final thoughts

    Ken Langone, co-founder of Home Depot, shares his final thoughts on the return of Eliot Spitzer.

  • With tax returns, Spitzer sheds light on finances Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mobbed by reporters while attempting to collect signatures to run for comptroller of New York City.

    The details of Spitzer's previously opaque financial life were revealed in copies of his tax returns from the past two years provided to The New York Times on Wednesday.

  • Busted: High-class hooker ring   Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:51 PM ET
    Busted: A high class hooker ring

    Investigators are digging to track all the money in the investigation into a New York couple accused of running an international prostitution and money-laundering operation. CNBC's Andrea Day offers insight.

  • NYC pension fund reaps 12.3% return   Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:42 AM ET
    NYC pension fund reaps 12.3% return

    John Liu, New York City comptroller, discusses the fund's record setting performance and Eliot Spitzer's run for comptroller.

  • Spitzer takes lead among women   Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 4:37 PM ET
    Spitzer takes lead among women

    Recent polls show Eliot Spitzer may be back in New York politics, and its women who are leading the votes. Mickey Carroll, Quinnipiac University Polling; and Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company, discuss whether it surprises them Spitzer has so much female support.

  • Hank Greenberg sues Eliot Spitzer for defamation Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 9:15 PM ET
    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mobbed by reporters while attempting to collect signatures to run for comptroller of New York City.

    Here comes Wall Street: Former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg is suing Eliot Spitzer for defamation.

  • Former AIG CEO Greenberg sues Spitzer   Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:25 PM ET
    Former AIG CEO Greenberg sues Spitzer

    Netflix has more than 36 million streaming customers, and former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg has filed suit against Eliot Spitzer. CNBC's Seema Mody has all the details.

  • Ex-'Madam' Shares Her Finance Background   Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 7:52 PM ET
    Kristin Davis: My Background is Finance

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to Kristin Davis, NYC Comptroller candidate, about Spitzer's request for redemption, and her background in finance.

  • Is Spitzer Bad News for Wall Street?   Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 4:20 PM ET
    Is Spitzer Bad News for Wall Street?

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; and Elizabeth Holtzman, Former NYC Comptroller discuss Eliot Spitzer's campaign for NYC Comptroller.

  • Eliot Spitzer Ready to Get Back Into Politics   Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 8:32 AM ET
    Eliot Spitzer Ready to Jump Back Into Politics

    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer discusses his run for New York City comptroller and whether the public can trust him.

  • Spitzer to New York City: Trust Me... Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:53 AM ET
    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mobbed by reporters while attempting to collect signatures to run for comptroller of New York City.

    The prostitution scandal that drove him from office will not weigh heavily on voters, Eliot Spitzer tells CNBC. He says voters will come to embrace his knowledge and experience.