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Crime Investment Fraud

  • BEIJING, Oct 5- The number of pyramid schemes investigated by Chinese police more than doubled in the first nine months of the year, with cases involving nearly 30 billion yuan, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday. In August, China launched a campaign against pyramid selling organizations disguised as job recruitment agencies.

  • BEIJING, Oct 5- The number of pyramid schemes investigated by Chinese police more than doubled in the first nine months of the year, with cases involving nearly 30 billion yuan, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday. In August, China launched a campaign against pyramid selling organizations disguised as job recruitment agencies.

  • BEIJING, Oct 5- The number of pyramid schemes investigated by Chinese police more than doubled in the first nine months of the year, with cases involving nearly 30 billion yuan, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday. In August, China launched a campaign against pyramid selling organisations disguised as job recruitment agencies.

  • BEIJING, Oct 5- The number of pyramid schemes investigated by Chinese police more than doubled in the first nine months of the year, with cases involving nearly 30 billion yuan, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday. In August, China launched a campaign against pyramid selling organisations disguised as job recruitment agencies.

  • Lynn Tilton on SEC dismissal: They have certainly put me through a difficult journey

    CNBC's Robert Frank speaks with Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners CEO & founder, about her fraud case dismissal with the SEC and where she plans to go from here.

  • Lynn Tilton: This fraud case has cost me my reputation

    CNBC's Robert Frank speaks with Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners CEO & founder, about her fraud case dismissal with the SEC and where she plans to go from here.

  • Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks during a news conference to announce charges against 10 people, including four college basketball coaches and financial advisers, with bribery and fraud in connection with college recruiting in New York, U.S., September 26, 2017.

    CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on the FBI investigation into alleged bribery, fraud and corruption charges in college basketball and the man who went undercover for the Feds to help catch the cheaters.

  • Companies headed by iconic figures often have a hard time sussing out whom to pass the leadership baton to.

    When a company's top dog is a public figure, succession planning can be tricky. A look at 5 hard-to-replace corporate icons.

  • Bernard Madoff, founder of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, leaves federal court in New York on Tuesday, March 10, 2009.

    A look at the most common investment scams out there, from Ponzi/pyramid schemes and life settlements to potentially shady annuity sales.

  • BOSTON, Sept 22- A former Akebia Therapeutics Inc employee accused of insider trading was re-arrested on Friday after violating a bail condition as a prosecutor who once called him "increasingly unhinged" said he would seek the man's detention pending trial. Schultz Chan, the former director of biostatistics at the Cambridge, Massachusetts- based...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 22- China's top securities regulator has vowed to crack down hard on misbehavior including market manipulation, insider trading and collusion with "big crocodiles" in the country's capital markets. In a statement on Friday on its website, the China Securities Regulatory Commission said its chairman, Liu Shiyu made the comments at a recent...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The top U.S. markets regulator has revealed that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the information stolen. A: Some time in 2016. The Securities and Exchange Commission determined in August 2017 that the hack may have led to insider trading. A: The SEC has not said who the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The top U.S. markets regulator has revealed that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the information stolen. A: Some time in 2016. The Securities and Exchange Commission determined in August 2017 that the hack may have led to insider trading. A: The SEC has not said who the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The top U.S. markets regulator has revealed that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the information stolen. A: Some time in 2016. The Securities and Exchange Commission determined in August 2017 that the hack may have led to insider trading. A: The SEC has not said who the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The top U.S. markets regulator has revealed that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the information stolen. A: Some time in 2016. The Securities and Exchange Commission determined in August 2017 that the hack may have led to insider trading. A: The SEC has not said who the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The top U.S. markets regulator has revealed that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the information stolen. A: Some time in 2016. The Securities and Exchange Commission determined in August 2017 that the hack may have led to insider trading. A: The SEC has not said who the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The top U.S. markets regulator has revealed that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the information stolen. A: Some time in 2016. The Securities and Exchange Commission determined in August 2017 that the hack may have led to insider trading. A: The SEC has not said who the...

  • SEC Chairman Jay Clayton disclosed late Wednesday that the agency learned in August 2017 that hackers may have exploited the 2016 incident for illegal insider-trading. The January DHS report, which shows its weekly findings after scanning computers for cyber weaknesses across most of the federal civilian government agencies, revealed that the SEC at the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed civil fraud charges against a New York man and his company over an alleged Bitcoin investment scheme, the agency said in a statement on Thursday. The CFTC said it had charged Nicholas Gelfman and Gelfman Blueprint Inc with fraud, misappropriation and issuing false account statements...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 21- Wall Street's top regulator faced questions on Thursday about its defenses against cyber criminals after admitting hackers breached its electronic database of corporate announcements and may have used it for insider trading. The SEC's EDGAR filing system is the central repository for market-moving information on corporate...