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  • Former KPMG auditor Scott London appears in court

    Former KPMG auditor Scott London appears in court
    Scott London, the auditor fired by KPMG, appeared before a federal judge Thursday to answer to accusations that he helped orchestrate an insider-trading scheme that racked up $1.3 million in ill-gotten gains. A somber expression on his face, London...
  • Ex-KPMG auditor Scott London is charged

    Ex-KPMG auditor Scott London is charged
    Prosecutors filed a criminal charge against disgraced former KPMG partner Scott London, saying he gave a stock-trading friend inside information about his firm's clients in exchange for cash, jewelry and expensive dinners. The criminal case filed...
  • In KPMG insider trading case, crime and blunders alleged

    In KPMG insider trading case, crime and blunders alleged
    It's the kind of audacious but small-stakes insider trading that normally wouldn't have merited much attention. Golfing buddies Scott London and Bryan Shaw netted just $1.3 million, a blip in a world where Wall Street kingpins pocket hundreds of...
  • SEC: Citi designed bad security for investors, bet against it

     
    Citigroup is paying hundreds of millions to settle a lawsuit accusing it of betting against its own clients on a mortgage-backed security that the bank had designed to fail....
  • Indictment reveals insider-trading charges against Rajat Gupta [Updated]

     
    Prosecutors unsealed an indictment detailing insider-trading charges against one of the kings of American finance, Rajat Gupta, who surrendered to authorities earlier Wednesday morning. A grand jury charged Gupta, the former head of the McKinsey & Co....
  • Fed stands pat on policy; Bernanke press conference next

     
    The Federal Reserve held policy steady after a two-day meeting, citing signs of improved economic growth. The Fed’s post-meeting statement Wednesday was as expected. Most economists figured the central bank wouldn’t announce any new...
  • Raj Rajaratnam to pay record $93 million in insider-trading case

     
    As if 11 years in prison isn't enough of a slap, Raj Rajaratnam is now getting the bill for his insider-trading misdeeds. A judge today ordered the once-celebrated Wall Street financier, who was convicted in May of spearheading a massive insider-trading...
  • Scam watch: Social Security, malware, investments

     
    Thieves have been impersonating Social Security Administration employees in an attempt to steal seniors' personal information, the AARP said in a recent bulletin....
  • Judge rejects SEC settlement with Citigroup in mortgage case

     
    Federal judge Jed Rakoff rejected the Securities and Exchange Commission's effort to strike a settlement with Citigroup over financial crisis-era wrongdoing, telling the regulatory agency that it must be willing to take stronger action against banks...
  • Facebook: We didn't do it, but we promise not to do it again

     
    The centerpiece of the FTC's settlement with Facebook is a consent order that would impose a series of mandates on the social network, among them a requirement to submit independent audits of its privacy controls for the next 20 (count 'em, 20) years. One...
  • Wall Street's Ivy League pipeline faces growing criticism

     
    The battle for the hearts and minds of America's best and brightest is heating up. As the Times reported earlier this fall, students and professors on elite college campuses have been criticizing the high proportion of smartstudents who go to work in...