Credit Suisse Group AG and BNP Paribas SA are at risk of being criminally charged by U.S. and state prosecutors, a person familiar with the matter said, signaling that authorities are taking a tougher approach as they seek to resolve probes of major banks.
More than 50 ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters arrested on disorderly conduct charges tied to marches through New York City rejected an offer from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. to drop their cases in six months.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief criminally charged with sexually assaulting a hotel housekeeper, was sued by the woman for what her lawyer called “violent and deplorable acts.”
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office said “no decisions have been made” in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case after talking with the former International Monetary Fund chief’s lawyers in what the defense called a “constructive meeting.”
Zvi Goffer, a former deputy of Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, employed corrupt lawyers who passed tips on deals and used disposable mobile phones to communicate, a prosecutor told a jury in New York.
If Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. had decided to codename his investigation of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, he might have called it “Operation Rock and a Hard Place.”
Ex-Galleon Group LLC portfolio manager Michael Cardillo testified about trading on inside tips, discussing the information with colleagues, including the brother of firm co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, and sending phony e- mails to cover his tracks.