Aug 13, 2013 The Justice Department's anti-trust division and several attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit challenging the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Jul 3, 2013 Staffing cuts at the Department of Health and Human Services mean fewer cases of Medicare, Medicaid fraud are investigated.
Apr 26, 2013 Millions of Americans fall for the same common scams every day. Have you been a victim of one of these cons? Learn how to keep your cash safe by listening to the expert wisdom of those who have lost money to shifty schemers.
Apr 15, 2013 Every tax season the Internal Revenue Service puts out a list called the 'Dirty Dozen' which ranks the worst tax schemes of the year. In 2013, identity theft is the dirtiest of them all.
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Feb 12, 2013 The lawsuit against Standard & Poor's seeks a $5 billion penalty that could be a 'death knell' for parent company McGraw-Hill.
Feb 5, 2013 The Justice Department files suit against S&P and its rating of mortgage-backed securities, citing the band Talking Heads in complaint.
Feb 4, 2013 Reports say the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to bring civil charges against the credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's for their part in the financial crisis of 2008. Better late than never?
Dec 19, 2012 Greece's credit rating just got an upgrade by Standard & Poor's. The ratings agency bumped Greece up to a solid B-. And it says that rating is stable -- meaning it won't change in the next several months.
Nov 29, 2012 A new report says that the now collapsed Kabul Bank in Afghanistan acted as a 'ponzi scheme.'
Nov 20, 2012 Hewlett Packard says fraud is behind the big quarterly loss it unveiled this morning. The personal computing company is writing down $9 billion because of what it calls financial "misrepresentations" by a company it acquired last year.