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Inside the SEC: Investigations, Inc.

Crime & Punishment: Inside the SEC

News

  • How SEC Is Trying to Break From Its Troubled Past Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:11 AM ET
    Bernard Madoff

    Some of the Securities and Exchange Commissions harshest critics now say things have gotten a whole lot better.

  • SEC: Finding Where the Bodies are Buried  Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky spent time with SEC's Bruce Karpati to learn more about his division, which investigates allegations of fraud committed by investment advisers. Kaminsky reports that if you're breaking the law, the agency will find you.

  • Helping Employees Blow the Whistle on Fraud  Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the SEC wants to make it more enticing for employees to report fraud at work, particularly in light of recent revelations about attempts to blow the whistle on Bernie Madoff and Ron Allen.

  • How Thieves Steal Billions in Fake Tax Refunds Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Tax-refund fraud has become a huge problem. The Treasury estimates that $21 billion in potentially fraudulent refunds due to identity theft could be issued in the next five years.

About Inside the SEC

  • CNBC gets exclusive access inside the SEC. CNBC Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn and CNBC Contributor Gary Kaminsky take you behind closed doors to learn more about fraud and what the SEC is doing to fight it.

 

  • Herb Greenberg is the editor of Herb Greenberg’s Reality Check, a subscription newsletter for investors focused on risk.

  • Scott Cohn develops in-depth features, special reports and documentaries for CNBC and CNBC.com.