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Crime Investment Fraud

  • NEW YORK, May 24- A Washington, D.C., political consultant, a federal employee and three others have been charged with using confidential information from within a U.S. health agency to engage in an insider trading scheme. Federal prosecutors on Wednesday unsealed an indictment in Manhattan federal court against political consultant David Blaszczak, founder...

  • Federal prosecutors on Wednesday unsealed an indictment in Manhattan federal court against political consultant David Blaszczak, founder of Precipio Health Strategies; former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services employee Christopher Worrall; and Rob Olan and Ted Huber, listed as employees on the website of healthcare hedge fund Deerfield...

  • Computer hackers can be foiled if users take precautions when banking online.

    Here are nine easy ways to help keep your financial data out of the hands of cybercriminals.

  • BOSTON, May 23- A former Eaton Vance Corp portfolio manager pleaded guilty on Tuesday to an illegal options trading scheme that defrauded the company and allowed him to make $1.9 million in profits. Kevin Amell, who had been a vice president at the asset management company, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to one count of securities fraud as part of a plea...

  • Vadym Iermolovych, 29, of Kiev, had been the first hacker to admit criminal wrongdoing, in what authorities have called the largest known hacking scheme to game financial markets, leading to more than $100 million of legal profit. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark, New Jersey, one year after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy...

  • Vadym Iermolovych, 29, of Kiev, had been the first defendant to admit criminal wrongdoing, in what authorities have called the largest known hacking scheme to game financial markets, leading to more than $100 million of legal profit. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark, New Jersey, one year after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud,...

  • BOSTON, May 22- A Massachusetts hedge fund manager has been arrested and accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from investors and engaging in a Ponzi-like scheme, U.S. authorities said. Yasuna Murakami, who managed Cambridge, Massachusetts- based MC2 Capital Management LLC, was arrested in Vermont on Saturday and charged in a criminal complaint with...

  • FRANKFURT, May 22- Deutsche Boerse Chief Executive Carsten Kengeter's defense team is negotiating with prosecutors to drop an insider trading investigation against him, German daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday. In return, the German stock exchange operator may face a fine of up to 10 million euros for delaying the announcement of its plans to merge with...

  • FRANKFURT, May 22- Deutsche Boerse Chief Executive Carsten Kengeter's defence team is negotiating with prosecutors to drop an insider trading investigation against him, German daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday. In return, the German stock exchange operator may face a fine for delaying the announcement of its plans to merge with the London Stock...

  • The prosecutors in Anshan, northern China decided not to bring charges of fraudulent collection of funds against the businessman, named David Byrne, because they did not have enough evidence, according to an official order seen by Reuters. Reuters reported last year how the venture, known as EuroFX, allegedly scammed thousands of investors in China and other...

  • NEW YORK, May 8- A Manhattan jury on Monday convicted a former top executive of the now-defunct U.S. law firm Dewey& LeBoeuf of defrauding investors while acquitting another executive, roughly 19 months after an earlier trial ended with a hung jury. The former CFO, Joel Sanders, was convicted in Manhattan state court of securities fraud and conspiracy charges.

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- JPMorgan Chase& Co is not liable to a group of former customers of Bernard Madoff who blamed the bank for being actively involved in his Ponzi scheme and ignoring red flags of fraud, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the customers failed to show that JPMorgan had enough "control" over...

  • Jonathan Ly, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Coughenour in Seattle after pleading guilty in December to a securities fraud charge for having engaged in an insider trading scheme that prosecutors said netted him $331,000. He previously reached a $375,907 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Jonathan Ly, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Coughenour in Seattle after pleading guilty in December to a securities fraud charge for having engaged in an insider trading scheme that prosecutors said netted him $331,000. He previously reached a $375,907 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Avaneesh Krishnamoorthy, an Indian citizen living in West New York, New Jersey, made about $48,000 trading Neustar stock and options in a brokerage account held by him and his wife, after learning that Golden Gate Capital was in talks to buy the company, court papers show. Shares of Neustar rose 21 percent last Dec. 14 after Golden Gate's takeover of the Sterling,...

  • The replacement of the bus of the Borussia Dortmund football team that was targeted in a bomb attack is seen during a reconstruction of the April 11 event

    German police have arrested a 28-year-old market trader suspected of being responsible for an attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team.