SHANGHAI, Aug 31- Chinese state media announced a slew of confessions on Monday following investigations into recent stock market gyrations, including from a detained reporter who admitted to spreading false information that caused "panic and disorder." An official from China's securities regulator had confessed to insider trading while four senior...» Read More
A Wisconsin woman has been charged with theft over accusations she tried to profit from Facebook's much-anticipated plans to go public by selling fake stock in the social media giant.
Allen Stanford's former college roommate James Davis is now the chief prosecution witness against him. Davis will testify that he witnessed and participated in Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme, the New York Times reports.
U.S. authorities have raided the New York office and home of Benjamin Wey, a promoter of controversial Chinese reverse mergers, according to law enforcement officials. The Financial Times reports.
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The UK’s fraud investigator intends to confiscate shareholder dividends paid by companies convicted of criminal offences, after it won approval for a landmark court action, the Financial Times reports.
Add health care fraud to ponzi schemes and insider trading at the top of the list of wrongdoing in the financial world.
Jon Corzine has resigned but hundreds of millions of dollars are reportedly still missing at MF Global. Insight on what's next for the former New Jersey governor, with Robert Heim, former SEC prosecutor.
For nearly two years after Bernard L. Madoff confessed to running the largest Ponzi scheme in history, Ruth Madoff — who fell in love with him at 13 and married him at 18 — stood by her husband, a man the rest of the world saw as a cold-blooded monster. After years of silence and seclusion, Mrs. Madoff agreed to talk with a reporter for The New York Times
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on the SEC's investigation into Avon.
The FBI's “10 Most Wanted List” has included some of the world’s most notorious criminals, including Osama Bin Laden, Ted Bundy, Warren Jeffs, totaling 494 since the list’s creation in 1950.
Readers keep sending in questions about the outlook for the Iraqi dinar. It's cloudy. Really cloudy.
Readers have been asking about the outlook for the Iraqi dinar. The short answer: not good, in every sense of the word.
The tables may be turned on one former SEC official. He may soon be investigated by the Justice Department for a potential conflict in the Madoff case: He was responsible for the agency's proposal for victim compensation even though he had a financial interest in the outcome.
The U.S. agency that insures U.S. brokerage accounts said it is still deciding whether to reverse an earlier decision to deny coverage to tens of thousands of investors in Allen Stanford's alleged $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the rogue trading that could spell disaster for UBS and its troubled investment bank.
UBS says it may not be profitable in Q3 thanks to a $2 billion loss from unauthorized trading. Insight with David Greenberg, Sterling Commodities president; and a look at the midday market movers.
A bright graduate joins an investment bank, but not in the glamorous, fast-moving – and ultimately profitable - trading role that he wanted. Rather, he is put into the "middle office," managing the IT systems that keep the trading desks running. Eventually, though, he is given a break, joining the bank's "delta one" trading desk, playing arbitrage between cash equities and equity derivatives.
CNBC's Carolin Schober has the story on a UBS trader arrested on suspicion of committing fraud.
A former senior executive of a Chinese company that listed on the Nasdaq in 2005 says investors need to stay wary of new initial public offerings (IPOs) from the mainland, because many firms keep multiple sets of books.
The man whose emails detailing Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme were ignored by the Securities and Exchange Commission has a new target — foreign exchange fraud, and he has Bank of New York and State Street in his sights.