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Prosecution Of White-Collar Crime Hits 20-Year Low

Just a few years after the financial crisis, a new report tells an important story: Federal prosecution of white-collar crime has hit a 20-year low.

September 11, 2015
Photo: A cache of leaked secret bank files from 2005 to 2007 showed that HSBC provided accounts to international criminals, corrupt businessmen, politicians and celebrities (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

SwissLeaks Files Show HSBC ‘Helped Clients Dodge Tax’

Newly-revealed documents show that HSBC opened Swiss accounts for criminals, businessmen, politicians and celebrities.

February 9, 2015
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A Whining Wall Street Banker Pleads For Pity

Jamie Dimon needs to stop complaining.

January 28, 2015

At InnoVida, The CEO Hired Jeb Bush And Went To Prison

Inside a white collar crime that could haunt Jeb Bush in 2016.

January 27, 2015
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Predators Follow Prey To Florida

Yet again, white-collar crooks are flocking to Rick Scott’s Sunshine State.

November 18, 2014

Ex-TD Bank Exec Spinosa Charged With Aiding Ponzi Schemer Rothstein

Get the latest news on Scott Rothstein’s $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.

October 10, 2014

Wells Fargo To Pay $5 Million To Settle Discrimination Allegations

Find out why the big bank is about to pay up.

October 9, 2014

Georgia Banker Who Faked His Own Death Pleads Guilty To Fraud

By J. Scott Trubey and Arielle Kass, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution STATESBORO, Ga. — The once-fugitive banker stood with his hands clasped behind his back so tightly that his fingers turned red. He swayed slightly as he spoke. The courtroom was filled with reporters, but his family was nowhere to be seen. The 18 months he […]

June 6, 2014

Texas’ Highest Criminal Court To Hear Tom DeLay Money-Laundering Case

By Laylan Copelin, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — Tom DeLay’s legal saga will have at least one more chapter. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday agreed to hear the money-laundering and conspiracy charges that ended the political career of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom “The Hammer” DeLay eight years ago. Last fall, the […]

March 20, 2014

Bernard Madoff In ’07 Video: It’s Tough To Get Away With Fraud

By John Riley, Newsday NEW YORK — Jurors in the federal trial of five former aides to Bernard Madoff saw a videotape of the Ponzi schemer telling a forum on the future of the securities industry that it was “virtually impossible” to get away with fraud, as the 4-month trial neared its finish Monday. “It […]

March 4, 2014