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Bernie Madoff dies in prison

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
The architect of the largest Ponzi scheme in US history has died in prison aged 82. Bernie Madoff had been serving his sentence at FMC Butner, an administrative security federal medical centre for male offenders located in North Carolina, at the time ...

Westpac puts Australia on bad banking leaderboard

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
... convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein . Canada's Scotiabank reached settlement agreements with the US Department of Justice and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission over charges of metals market manipulation.

Manipulative trading at J.P. Morgan costs it over $1bn

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... forced to cough up more than $1.3 billion (US$920 million) after entering into an agreement with the US Department of Justice, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The agreements with the three government ...

J.P. Morgan set to cough up US$1bn

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
... charged over their alleged participation in the manipulation scandal in September 2019. The conduct, the US Department of Justice alleged, spanned over eight years and involved thousands of unlawful trades for precious metals futures contracts. Those ...

Wells Fargo coughs up $4.5 billion

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 24 FEB 2020
... The $4.5 billion (US$3 billion) settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) resolves all criminal and civil charges against the besieged bank. In settlement with the SEC, Wells Fargo has agreed ...

Former Goldman Sachs exec charged over $62m bribery

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 17 DEC 2019
... offset by amounts already paid in relation to parallel criminal action taken against Leissner by the US Department of Justice.

US reaches $1bn settlement over 1MDB scam

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
The US Department of Justice has reached a settlement in its case against assets acquired by Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, and his family. Jho Low allegedly misappropriated funds from Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad ...

CFA Institute settles hiring dispute

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
The CFA Institute has settled with the US Department of Justice over the practice of hiring temporary overseas exam graders. The global association of investment professionals will pay a fine of US$321,000 ($446,768) following an investigation into ...

Actor linked to Malaysian pension fund scandal

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 19 JUN 2017
The US Department of Justice is seeking to recover about $2 billion in assets misappropriated from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund in a scandal with ties to the Malaysian prime minister's stepson and US actor Leonardo DiCaprio, among other notable ...

Advisers eye opportunity in identity theft protection

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUL 2014
... including RFID chips that are used by 'tap and go' credit cards, passports and mobile electronic devices. The US Department of Justice said that approximately 7% of households are the victims of identity theft each year. The country has introduced new ...
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