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Making Fed the enforcer is uphill battle

Oct 23, 2009
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is calling on Congress to approve new regulations that would prevent another financial crisis. And he wants the Fed to be appointed the enforcer. But that idea probably won't fly with lawmakers. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

Insurers may lose anti-trust exemption

Oct 21, 2009
Health-insurance companies are exempt from anti-trust law, which means they can fix prices. But legislation may change that. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health

Gumshoe finds who's got sticky fingers

Oct 19, 2009
Nashville private eye (and reporter) Thomas H. Humphreys does some snooping to find out how the recession is affecting petty crime -- specifically shoplifting. He uncovers some surprising details.
Posted In: Crime, Retail

When does trading go outside the lines?

Oct 19, 2009
The Justice Department says it has busted the biggest-ever insider trading ring involving hedge funds. But how will it prove its case? There's a gray area between legitimate investing and illegal trading. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

SEC taps in on suspicious trading

Oct 19, 2009
The manager of New York-based hedge fund Galleon is talking to his employees, three days after he was arrested on charges of insider trading. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

How to pick jurors for Wall Street trial?

Oct 13, 2009
As jury selection continues in the trial of two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers, Kai Ryssdal talks with trial consultant Susan MacPherson about how lawyers pick jurors for such complex and high-profile cases.
Posted In: Crime

More Agent Orange vets to benefit

Oct 13, 2009
The Veterans Administration plans to expand the list of illnesses it recognizes as caused by exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange, making Vietnam vets with those illnesses eligible for government-paid treatment. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

IBM case shows tough anti-trust stance

Oct 8, 2009
IBM is under scrutiny for alleged unfair behavior in the mainframe-computer market. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

Did the Fed play fair in Lehman case?

Oct 2, 2009
A court-appointed examiner is looking into whether the Federal Reserve improperly elbowed its way in front of other creditors owed money in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime

U.K. defense firm accused of bribery

Oct 1, 2009
British fraud investigators are accusing BAE, the U.K.'s biggest defense firm, with bribery. The fourth-largest supplier to the Pentagon has been accused of paying millions in bribes to win contracts overseas. Stephen Beard reports.
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