In other news Thursday, China's foreign minister warned the U.S. not to interfere in its affairs after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced a new $25 million campaign promoting Internet freedom. Also, in a new U.S. intelligence estimate, Iran's leaders…
Twelve candidates in Haiti's presidential election have called for the results of Sunday's vote to be discarded amid allegations of voting irregularities. Ray Suarez reports.
Following Sunday's vote in Haiti, 12 of the 18 candidates trying to succeed President Rene Preval called for the results to be discarded after reports of fraud, but electoral officials disputed that there were widespread problems. Jason Beaubien of NPR…
Accused by the Securities Exchange Commission of civil fraud, Wall Street behemoth Goldman Sachs agreed this week to a record $550 million settlement, but did not admit to or deny the SEC's allegations. Jeffrey Brown speaks with experts about whether…
In other news Thursday, Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $550 million to settle civil fraud charges brought by the SEC.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday to limit the definition of a federal fraud law. Jeffrey Brown talks with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about what the ruling could mean for several well-known cases of white-collar crime.
In other news Wednesday, the monthly U.S. death toll reached 30 Wednesday in Afghanistan when two Americans died in a roadside bombing. Also, the military in Kyrgyzstan tried to regain control of the southern city of Osh after days of…
The SEC charged powerful investment bank Goldman Sachs with defrauding investors in the runup to the subprime mortgage crisis. Jim Lehrer talks to a Washington Post reporter about the charges.
Paul Solman sits down with former bank regulator and author Bill Black as part of his continuing series of reports examining bank reform and the future of Wall Street.
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President Obama issued an executive order Tuesday establishing a multi-agency task force to crack down on financial fraud.
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