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  • JPMorgan settles Madoff fraud claims for $1.7B

    NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co., already beset by other costly legal woes, has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges accusing the bank of ignoring …


  • Couple convicted of stealing GM trade secrets

    DETROIT (AP) — A former General Motors engineer with access to the automaker’s hybrid technology was convicted Friday along with her husband of stealing trade secrets for possible use in …


  • Ex-Nat’l Lampoon CEO to be sentenced in fraud case

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former chief executive of National Lampoon and two co-conspirators faced possible life sentences Friday after being convicted of swindling investors out of about $200 million. U.S. …


  • APNewsBreak: DeCinces indicted for insider trading

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Baltimore Orioles all-star Doug DeCinces and three others were indicted Wednesday on insider trading charges involving the use of information prior to the takeover of …


  • Schapiro’s SEC successor likely to follow her lead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The leadership of the Securities and Exchange Commission will change next month. Its approach to regulation probably won’t. Mary Schapiro will step down as chairwoman after a …


  • Ex-financier free on bail in insider trading case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former hedge fund portfolio manager accused of enabling a quarter of a billion dollars in profits by passing along inside information in one of the …


  • NY court date Mon. in massive insider trading case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former hedge fund portfolio manager charged in one of the biggest insider trading cases in history was due in a New York federal court after …


  • NY court date Mon. in massive insider trading case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former hedge fund portfolio manager charged in one of history’s biggest insider trading cases is set to appear in a New York federal court. Mathew …


  • Expert sees a gathering storm for top fund manager

    NEW YORK (AP) — A financial law expert says prosecutors may be setting their sights higher than the former hedge fund portfolio manager they say helped orchestrate one of the …


  • Ex-Goldman exec’s 2-year sentence draws scrutiny

    NEW YORK (AP) — A two-year prison sentence for insider trading at the height of the 2008 economic crisis, by a man who was once one of the nation’s most …


  • Ex-Goldman exec’s 2-year sentence draws scrutiny

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was once one of the nation’s most respected business executives has received a two-year sentence for insider trading, leading some legal experts to …


  • Ex-Goldman exec given 2 years for inside trades

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, culminating a spectacular fall from grace for …


  • Ex-Goldman executive awaits sentence from NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading will serve up to 10 years in prison if the government …


  • Ex-Goldman executive awaits sentence from NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading is about to learn whether prison or community service is his …


  • US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American companies should avoid doing business with China’s two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee …


  • Madoff fraud’s last days recounted in NYC document

    NEW YORK (AP) — In December 2008, two of Bernard Madoff’s most loyal employees met on a Manhattan street corner and fretted over a closely held secret that the rest …


  • Report: Some dietary supplements illegally labeled

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their …


  • Jury in NJ convicts Ill. man in military info case

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An Illinois man who worked for a New Jersey-based defense contractor was found guilty Wednesday of taking trade secrets from his employer and presenting them in …


  • Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their …


  • Lawyers: Iowa CEO to plead guilty to $200M fraud

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa brokerage has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in which he admits to carrying out a $200 million fraud …


  • Prosecutor: CEO in Iowa fraud case admits to fraud

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa brokerage has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in which he admits to carrying out a $200 million fraud …


  • Millions in SF health fees don’t go to workers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Restaurants and other businesses in this food-loving tourist mecca collected almost $14 million dollars in extra fees last year from their patrons, as they sought to …


  • Motorola trade secrets thief gets 4-year term

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chinese-born American convicted of stealing trade secrets from Motorola was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison in a case that both the judge and prosecutors …


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