Poker players expect big payout from online Ponzi scheme

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.

Obama administration takes initiative against health care fraud

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.

Why scammers like seniors

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.

Can big fraud settlements curb corporate misdeeds?

Jul 11, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says top officials need to feel the heat in order to change corporate behavior.

GlaxoSmithKline reaches $3 billion settlement for fraud

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.

Rule encouraging whistleblowers to come forward

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.