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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - United States Securities And Exchange Commission
Three former executives conspired to hide a powerhouse law firm's snowballing financial problems from auditors and even their own partners as it headed toward collapse in the nation's biggest law firm bankruptcy, prosecutors said Thursday.
Chipotle is assuring consumers that "the sky is not falling" after reports that the fast-food Mexican restaurant may stop serving guacamole due to global warming.
In a story Feb. 20 about six people being charged with bilking investors with phony movie scams, The Associated Press, relying on a statement from the U.S. attorney's office, erroneously reported that neither film was produced. In fact, the movie "Beyond the Mat" was shot, according to producer Kase Chong and a U.S. attorney's spokesman.
Former Bank of the Commonwealth president and CEO Edward J. Woodard Jr. and federal regulators have settled a lawsuit stemming from the bank's collapse.
The Federal Communications Commission — part of what some consider the "fourth branch" of government — reared its head recently with an ill-conceived and ill-advised plan to question journalists about how they report the news.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected shareholder proposals from New York's comptroller that would have asked two major banks to disclose which employees are capable of exposing them to major losses because of their portfolios and bonus incentives.
A new lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase & Co. relied on a jailhouse interview with Bernard Madoff to bolster claims that top executives at the nation's largest bank for many years confronted Madoff about significant concerns in filings with a regulatory agency regarding his private investment business but always backed off because he earned the bank so much money.
Education Management Corp., a Pittsburgh-based company that runs about 100 for-profit post-secondary schools, has laid off about 40 employees.
An investor-visa program Congress wants to permanently extend was rife with fraud and corruption from its start more than two decades ago, with hundreds of millions of dollars improperly diverted as government officials lamented a persistent lack of oversight and an inability to investigate or prosecute the perpetrators.
The company behind "Candy Crush Saga" is going public, hoping the popularity of its addictive online game will translate to sweet returns for itself and its investors.
Indiana-based Biomet has agreed to pay a base rate of $200,000 each to hundreds of people who received artificial hips that were later replaced.
A former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager was convicted Thursday of helping the company owned by billionaire Steven A. Cohen earn more than a quarter-billion dollars illegally through trades based on secrets about the testing of a potential breakthrough Alzheimer's drug.
Animal rights activists say SeaWorld is thwarting their efforts to put to shareholders a resolution to create a coastal sanctuary for retired orcas.
New York's comptroller is urging two major banks to tell shareholders which employees are capable of exposing them to major losses because of their portfolios and bonus incentives.
Dawn Wright Olivares was the high-profile face of a North Carolina online company that promised big returns on a small investment.