How did SEC miss $50 billion fraud?

Dec 17, 2008
Bernard Madoff's alleged Ponzi scheme is just the latest high profile mistake made by the SEC. Chairman Christopher Cox has launched an internal probe, and there are many more investigations to come. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime

Madoff scandal ripples through Europe

Dec 15, 2008
European banks are reacting to the Bernard Madoff scam with potential losses in the billions. Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland and France's BNP Paribas are just two examples. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

Illinois governor arrested for corruption

Dec 9, 2008
Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested on charges of fraud and bribery. He allegedly conspired to sell President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat for kickbacks. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Crime

High court hears nuke power plant case

Dec 1, 2008
The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by an environmental group that alleges a New York power plant is polluting the Hudson River and should not be exempt by Clean Water Act rules for newer plants. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Crime

Breaking from union arbitration

Dec 1, 2008
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court today looks at whether members of a union can go to court even if their union had signed off on arbitration. Nancy Marshall Genzer has details on who is directly involved.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs

Attacks already hurt Mumbai economy

Nov 27, 2008
India closed financial markets in the wake of terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and with grenades going off in the commercial district, most people stayed away. Is a return to normal possible? European Bureau Chief Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime

Mumbai shaken, but can bounce back

Nov 27, 2008
Mumbai is quiet after attacks by Islamic militants rocked the streets. Scott Jagow talks to reporter Ray Thibodeax, who is there surveying the situation and says the city is resilient in the face of catastrophe.
Posted In: Crime

New ruling sought on carcinogen

Nov 21, 2008
The watchdog group Public Citizen is asking a court to throw out a rule concerning hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen. Abolishing the ruling would help a new administration issue a new one. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health, Jobs

Ships in costly fight with pirates

Nov 19, 2008
Pirate have been hijacking ships crossing the Gulf of Aden, a stretch of water between Yemen and Somalia. Stephen Beard reports the costs of the lotting and how ships might be able to avoid future trouble.
Posted In: Crime

Mark Cuban accused of insider trading

Nov 17, 2008
The SEC has charged Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, with insider trading. His fellow owners in the NBA probably aren't surprised. Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale has the story.
Posted In: Crime, Investing