Stacey Vanek Smith
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.
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.
Nov 2, 2012 Disasters leave people vulnerable to more than just damage on their homes. After hurricanes and other crises, fraudsters hit the streets -- and the Internet -- to try to cheat people out of their money. How can you protect yourself?
Aug 1, 2012 Some online poker players are expecting a big payout soon, thanks to a multi-million dollar settlement between the Justice Department and two online poker companies. The companies were accused of running a Ponzi scheme.
Jul 26, 2012 Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are spearheading an effort to fight against health care fraud by teaming up with private insurers.
Jul 13, 2012 Seniors are a prime target for scams, because they are less likely to report a scam. Learn why seniors are afraid to report fraud cases and how to avoid getting hoodwinked.
Jul 11, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says top officials need to feel the heat in order to change corporate behavior.
Jul 3, 2012 GlaxoSmithKline, the huge British drug maker, will pay $3 billion in fines and compensation to the U.S. government and the states. According to the Justice Department, it's the biggest settlement in a health-care fraud case in history.
Mar 13, 2012 Whistleblowers at American corporations are sending thousands more tips to the Securities and Exchange Commission to take advantage of a program that can make turning in your employer more lucrative than winning the lottery.