Paul Ceglia, the man who claims he’s entitled to half of Facebook Inc., lost a bid to throw out charges he faked a contract, destroyed evidence and created phony e-mails in a suit against the company’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg.
Victims of R. Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme can sue outside companies and law firms alleged to have played a role in the fraud, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, dealing a setback to the securities industry.
Eric A. Bloom, chief executive officer of the failed investment firm Sentinel Management Group Inc., lied to clients to get their money and then “lied to keep their money,” a prosecutor said at the start of a trial.
UBS AG, trying to reprise its success in limiting fines in a probe of interest-rate rigging, is seeking immunity in the U.S. and European Union as part of the global investigation of currency markets, two people with knowledge of the case said.
Eric A. Bloom, who presided over Sentinel Management Group Inc.’s collapse seven years ago, has watched as the U.S. economy faltered then rebounded, awaiting judgment on whether he was a victim of the crisis, or one of its causes.
Citigroup Inc. won dismissal of a lawsuit by former Wall Street banker William Salomon, son of the founder of Salomon Brothers, who blamed the bank for his personal secretary’s theft of more than $1 million.