By PBS NewsHour
In Chicago, former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert pleaded not guilty to charges that he paid out millions in hush money and lied about it to the FBI. William Brangham learns more about Hastert’s day in court from Jon…
By Larry Neumeister and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted Thursday on three charges after his arrest in a federal bribery case.
Online reviews of businesses, from your corner coffee shop to your airport cab ride, are now ubiquitous. But fraudulent consumer reviews are also on the rise. Special correspondent Jackie Judd meets a fake review writer, as well as the people…
By Saskia de Melker
In the last fiscal year, the federal government recovered a record $5.69 billion under the False Claims Act. And as recoveries have increased, so have the awards for those whistleblowers who play a crucial role in exposing cases of fraud.
By Travis Daub
In the winter of 2003, the CIA came into possession of a specific and disturbing bit of information. Al Qaeda, the intelligence said, was planning to strike the U.S. by hijacking a specific list of incoming international flights from France…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Though prosecutors do have existing tools and have brought international cybertheft cases in the past year, the Justice Department says a new law is needed at a time when criminals operating largely in Eastern Europe are able to gobble up…
By Dave Sloan
The eurozone is quickly becoming a hotbed for credit card fraud.
JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay a record-breaking $2.6 billion fine to settle criminal charges related to the Bernie Madoff fraud case. Authorities charged the bank had turned a blind eye to Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme. Jeffrey Brown gets more detail…
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