Corporate Crime

Hedge fund founder charged with mismarking securities

May 9, 2018

A New York hedge fund founder has been arrested on charges that he exaggerated his company's performance by over $200 million to impress investors

Russian firm pleads not guilty to election meddling charge

May 9, 2018

A Russian company charged as part of a conspiracy to meddle in the 2016 presidential election has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Washington

Ski resort owner surrendering airport hangar in fraud case

May 9, 2018

A former Vermont ski resort owner accused of massive fraud involving foreign investors' money has agreed to surrender an airport hangar in Coventry in addition to other property

VW board eyes damage claims against former CEO Winterkorn

May 6, 2018

A VW spokesman says the German automaker's supervisory board is checking whether it can demand damage claims from former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn in connection with the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal

Feds say Wilmington Trust officials victims of own arrogance

May 4, 2018

Prosecutors say four former Wilmington Trust executives who were convicted on fraud and conspiracy charges were victims of their own arrogance

Venezuela takes charge of big bank, arrests 11 executives

May 4, 2018

Authorities in Venezuela say they've arrested 11 executives at the country's largest private bank in an ongoing criminal takedown

Judge orders Jay-Z to explain why he's dodging a subpoena

May 3, 2018

A judge has ordered Jay-Z to appear in a New York court next week to say why he's dodging a subpoena related to a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of a company that bought his Rocawear clothing line

US indictment alleges top VW exec knew of emissions cheating

May 3, 2018

A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn on charges stemming from the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal

Appeals court reverses conviction of ex-Wall Street trader

May 3, 2018

An appeals court in New York says a former Wall Street trader can be released from prison because he was improperly convicted of fraud

Arizona AG announces $40M VW consumer fraud settlement

May 2, 2018

Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced a $40 million settlement with Volkswagen over claims in a nationwide emissions cheating scandal

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