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  • Newport fugitive arrested on yacht in Malaysia gets 10 years in prison

    A former Newport Beach businessman who eluded authorities for more than a dozen years before being arrested living aboard a 58-foot yacht in Malaysia was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for running an Internet company that bilked hundreds...
  • Concert promoter extradited to face $300M Ponzi charges

    Concert promoter extradited to face $300M Ponzi charges
    Jack Utsick, the former major international concert promoter, was extradited back to South Florida from Brazil this weekend to face federal charges he ran a $300 million Ponzi scheme. Utsick, 72, fled to Brazil in 2007 after the U.S. Securities and...
  • Adviser to municipal investment fund accused of negligence

    An investment in government-backed loans that burned an Illinois fund that manages taxpayer money was sold to clients as "essentially risk-free," according to a lawsuit filed in a federal court in Texas. The suit is the first legal action against...
  • Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated By SEC

    Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated By SEC
    Senator-elect Ted Kennedy Jr.’s former healthcare consulting firm is being investigated for insider trading, officials said Thursday. The firm is disputing that it did anything illegal and said the case “makes no sense.” The U.S....
  • Sen.-elect Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated For Insider Trading

    Sen.-elect Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated For Insider Trading
    Senator-elect Ted Kennedy Jr.'s former healthcare consulting firm is being investigated for insider trading, officials said Thursday. The firm is disputing that it did anything illegal and said the case "makes no sense." The U.S. Securities and Exchange...
  • Sands patrons notified of data breach

    Sands patrons notified of data breach
    Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem alerted some customers last week to a data breach that may have exposed their driver's license numbers and other personal information. In recent letters to customers, Sands Bethlehem President Mark Juliano said the...
  • Art world abuzz over leadership shake-ups at Christie's, Sotheby's

    Multimillion-dollar bidding wars are suspenseful, sure, but the real drama at Christie's and Sotheby's lately has been behind the scenes: The top executive at each of the fierce rivals — the biggest auction houses in the world — is stepping...
  • Robert B. Reich: The coin of the realm

    A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Inc. stock based on insider information provided by a Dell employee. When charged with insider trading, Level Global Investors co-founder Anthony Chiasson claimed he didn't...
  • BBX to appeal verdict in SEC fraud case

    BBX to appeal verdict in SEC fraud case
    BBX Capital Corp. and its chairman plan to appeal after a jury ruled they misled investors about loan losses during the 2007 financial meltdown. BBX, operating at the time as BankAtlantic Bancorp., and Alan Levan, who remains as chairman and CEO, were...
  • Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook partnership

    Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook partnership
    Barnes & Noble and Microsoft are "consciously uncoupling” to the tune of about $125 million in cash and stock. More than 2-1/2 years after entering into a "strategic partnership," the two companies have ended their agreement over the struggling...
  • RBS Layoffs Last Chapter In Toxic Asset History

    The final layoffs of workers in mortgage-backed securities at RBS are small — just 30 people in Stamford, according to a filing with the state. But for RBS, this is the final chapter for a class of asset that imploded in 2007, leading to the...