Corporate Fraud

  1. Top 8 Ways Companies Cook the Books

    Find out more about the fraudulent accounting methods some companies use to fool ...
  2. Procter & Gamble Faces Tax Probe in Italy

    The alleged sum of tax evaded by Procter & Gamble is unknown. Italy’s finance police ...
  3. Valeant: Why Drug Price Cuts Not Seen Yet (VRX, ...

    Learn the details of the Valeant scandal, look into the Citron accusations and Valeant's ...
  4. 3 Notorious American White Collar Criminals

    Learn about the crimes and punishments of some of the most infamous convicted white-collar ...
  5. The 3 Biggest Hedge Fund Scandals

    Learn about major scandals at hedge funds including the Madoff investment scandal ...
  6. 5 Warning Signs a Charity Is a Scam

    Giving to charities and helping those in need is admirable. Here's how to ensure ...
  1. Procter & Gamble Faces Tax Probe in Italy

    The alleged sum of tax evaded by Procter & Gamble is unknown. Italy’s finance police ...
  2. Valeant: Why Drug Price Cuts Not Seen Yet (VRX, ...

    Learn the details of the Valeant scandal, look into the Citron accusations and Valeant's ...
  1. What was the Mahonia company and why did it become the subject of a lawsuit?

    In 1992, J.P.Morgan went into the energy trading business by creating a venture company called Mahonia Limited. At least, ...
  2. What was the most notable hostile takeover of all time?

    The drama of the RJR Nabisco takeover and wide coverage make it one of the most notable takeovers in history.
  3. Excessive trading is:

    A. acceptable if the client is young enough to recover from any losses before retiring.B. acceptable if the firm mandates ...
  4. Why is a "hockey stick bid" considered fraudulent?

    A "hockey stick bid" is a pricing strategy in which a supplier will spike the price of a commodity considerably beyond the ...
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