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Topic - Janice K. Fedarcyk
The head of the New York FBI office and the highest-ranking female U.S. law enforcement officer in the field is retiring this month after 25 years of service with the bureau.
The younger brother of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff — the loyal No. 2 at an investment firm that fronted a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme — pleaded guilty Friday, agreeing to serve 10 years in prison and saying he was "in total shock" when he learned of the fraud.
A former Goldman Sachs director was found guilty Friday of feeding confidential information to a corrupt hedge fund manager, becoming the most prominent defendant convicted so far in a wide-ranging probe conducted by investigators armed with wiretaps.
Authorities on Wednesday unveiled a nearly $78 million insider trading case that involved at least seven financial industry professionals and included a hedge fund co-founder who triggered a single trade that earned $53 million in profits, the largest lone transaction ever prosecuted in Manhattan.
Federal authorities charged six Estonians and a Russian with running a huge cybercrime enterprise Wednesday, alleging they infected more than 4 million computers in 100 countries with malicious software and earned $14 million in fraudulent advertising fees from them.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan broadened their insider trading crackdown Thursday, arresting four people on charges alleging that so-called "expert consultants" revealed secrets about Apple Inc.'s iPhone and other technology products to hedge funds seeking a trading edge on quarterly earnings reports.
Hackers in eastern Europe who used computer viruses to steal usernames and passwords teamed up with foreign students who opened bank accounts in the U.S. to snatch at least $3 million from American bank accounts, authorities said Thursday in announcing charges against more than 80 people.
A con man carried out an "inartful fraud" when he fooled an art collector into thinking they were partners in the $1.1 million purchase of a missing painting but was actually ripping the investor off, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.
She said Thursday her last day will be Aug. 24.
"The scheme was a theft, pure and simple, from a program funded by taxpayers," said Janice K. Fedarcyk, head of the FBI's New York office.