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  1. March 19, 2014

    Toyota reaches $1.2bn settlement in criminal probe

    Japan’s Toyota has attempted to move on from the most damaging chapter in its history by agreeing a $1.2bn fine with US...

  2. January 30, 2014

    US seeks $2.1bn from BofA over mortgage fraud

    The US government has asked for $2.1bn in penalties from Bank of America in a high-profile case where the bank was found...

  1. January 27, 2014

    Bitcoin champion on laundering charge

    Charlie Shrem, the Bitcoin entrepreneur backed by the Winklevoss twins, has been charged with conspiracy to commit money...

  2. January 7, 2014

    JPMorgan sets record with $2.6bn Madoff payment

    JPMorgan Chase bankers had concerns about Bernard Madoff for more than a decade but failed to inform US authorities,...

  3. FT Alphaville

    January 6, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Retail has rotated: Dan notes that flows into bond funds were still positive last year,...

  4. FT Alphaville

    January 6, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: The first days of 2014 trading in Asia continued to be marked by declines across the region’s equity markets. In...

  5. January 5, 2014

    Former SAC manager resolute as trial poised to start

    When prosecutors open their trial this week against Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital portfolio manager accused of...

  6. December 20, 2013

    Maid in Manhattan drama exposes rift

    Caught between fury in India at the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York and an unapologetic US Attorney in Manhattan,...

  7. December 20, 2013

    Sotheby’s agrees to return 10th-century Cambodian statue

    After a two-year legal battle, Sotheby’s has agreed to return a 10th-century sandstone statue that was pillaged from the Koh...

  8. December 5, 2013

    Russian diplomats face US fraud charges

    The Russian diplomats indulged in luxuries like affluent New Yorkers do, shopping at Swarovski and Tiffany and Jimmy Choo....

  9. September 20, 2013

    Latest news from the art market: prosperous on the Bosphorus

    “I can’t get over it – I never thought I would sell Scandinavian artists so well in Turkey!” said a delighted Stefan...

  10. September 10, 2013

    US seeks to seize Russian criminal group’s real estate

    US prosecutors are looking to seize New York property used by a Russian criminal organisation to launder funds derived from...

  11. July 26, 2013

    Wall Street braces itself for SAC fallout

    Since federal investigators stunned Wall Street by raiding three hedge funds and issuing subpoenas to several others in...

  12. July 25, 2013

    Role of Richard Lee in the SAC probe

    The criminal indictment filed against SAC Capital introduced a new name in the long running investigation that has now seen...

  13. July 25, 2013

    Decade-long quest ends at SAC front door

    As the legal net tightened around SAC Capital, the $15bn hedge fund charged on Thursday with insider trading, its founder...

  14. May 22, 2013

    Wall Street justice should be delivered in open court

    After six years of scrutiny, and repeated legal action against those around him, Steve Cohen remains a free man. His $15bn...

  15. April 12, 2013

    NY corruption cases fuel calls for reform

    Politicians roused at dawn and led in handcuffs from their homes. A councilman accused of telling an undercover agent that...

  16. April 2, 2013

    Six charged over mayoral race ‘bribery’

    US prosecutors have charged a New York state senator and other officials with bribery, fraud and extortion over an alleged...

  17. FT Alphaville

    March 21, 2013

    The Closer

    The S&P 500, slipping. The index closed at 1,545.8, a 0.8 per cent decline. Shares in Oracle fell 9.7 after yesterday’s...

  18. January 20, 2013

    Wegelin down but battle not over

    When US prosecutors filed criminal charges against Wegelin, Switzerland’s oldest private bank, in February last year many...

  19. January 3, 2013

    Wegelin to close after US guilty plea

    Wegelin, Switzerland’s oldest private bank, is to close after pleading guilty to helping US citizens evade paying taxes on...

  20. December 20, 2012

    Ex-banker charged in US for Olympus fraud

    A former Taiwanese banker has been arrested and charged in the US for allegedly helping Olympus conceal a $1.7bn accounting...

  21. December 17, 2012

    Fund managers guilty of insider trading

    Two former hedge fund managers were found guilty of insider trading, the latest among six dozen people convicted in the US...

  22. November 1, 2012

    Wells argues new suit violates settlement

    Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest US bank by assets, has asked a federal judge to dismiss a government lawsuit against it on...

  23. October 27, 2012

    Facebook claimant charged with fraud

    Paul Ceglia, the internet entrepreneur who claimed in federal court that Mark Zuckerberg had promised him a 50 per cent...

  24. FT Alphaville

    October 24, 2012

    Another day, another BofA mortgage suit

    Although actually, this is being touted as “the first civil fraud suit brought by the Department of Justice concerning...

  25. October 24, 2012

    US sues BofA for $1bn over home loans

    The US Department of Justice has sued Bank of America for more than $1bn in the first fraud suit over defective home loans...

  26. October 12, 2012

    Lunch with the FT: Preet Bharara

    Wall Street’s top cop is choking in front of me. His eyes water and, for several frantic seconds, he gasps for breath, until...

  27. FT Alphaville

    September 26, 2012

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP The US saw Europe – and sold. The S&P 500 closed down 0.3 per cent at 1,433.33, having fallen 1.9 per cent in five...

  28. September 26, 2012

    Former Credit Suisse banker arrested

    An ex-Credit Suisse banker accused of inflating the value of mortgage securities during the financial crisis was arrested in...

  29. June 29, 2012

    Peter Madoff pleads guilty to fraud

    Peter Madoff, the brother of convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff, pleaded guilty to creating a false paper trail that misled...

  30. June 26, 2012

    US arrests dozens in cybercrime swoop

    Police and law enforcement officials arrested two dozen people in 13 countries after a two-year global undercover operation...

  31. June 19, 2012

    US sues to return Tyrannosaurus to Mongolia

    NEW YORK – US authorities filed a lawsuit seeking to return to Mongolia a 70-million-year-old piece of its cultural heritage...

  32. June 17, 2012

    Gupta case spurs resolve to clean up Wall St

    In announcing Friday’s conviction of Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director, on charges of insider trading, US...

  33. May 11, 2012

    Deutsche Bank in $202m settlement with US

    Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay the US $202m to settle allegations that it knowingly misled a government housing agency over...

  34. April 11, 2012

    Goldman code theft ‘beyond scope of law’

    A US appeals court dealt a blow to government efforts to crack down on corporate espionage by ruling that the theft of...

  35. April 6, 2012

    Russian arms dealer Bout gets 25 years in prison

    Viktor Bout, a former Soviet military officer, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Thursday by a US judge for conspiring...

  36. February 17, 2012

    Goldman code theft conviction quashed

    A US court of appeals threw out the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs programmer accused of stealing the bank’s trading...

  37. February 1, 2012

    Ex-Credit Suisse traders charged over security pricing

    The former head of Credit Suisse’s structured products group, Kareem Serageldin, and two others were charged with allegedly...

  38. January 18, 2012

    Emails trace trading of stock tips

    In August 2008, Jesse Tortura, a research analyst at the Diamondback hedge fund, got a tip from a former colleague that Dell...

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