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Judge To SEC: 'Little Wonder' People Think You're Weak

Bloomberg View | William D. Cohan | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

From Bloomberg View: While it may have taken more than four months for him to decide, Judge Frederic Block has finally done what everyone expecte...

Bear Stearns Juror: I'd Still Invest With Cioffi, Tannin, U.S. Case Weak | Patricia Hurtado and Thom Weidlich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nov. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Prosecutors missed the mark so widely in the fraud trial of Bear Stearns Cos. hedge fund managers Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tann...

Ralph Cioffi, Matthew Tannin Verdict: Ex-Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Managers NOT GUILTY On All Fraud Charges

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Two Bear Stearns executives who ran hedge funds that collapsed after betting heavily on the shaky subprime mortgage market were acqui...

Ralph Cioffi: Off the Hook for a Long Time Pattern of Behavior

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Janet Tavakoli

I worked at Bear Stearns in the late 1980s and remembered amiable newcomer Ralph Cioffi -- just acquitted -- to be Bear Stearns' most talented and successful salesman of mortgage-backed securities.

New Bear Stearns Email Reveals Early Fear of "Blow-Up Risk"

Reuters | Grant McCool | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of two former Bear Stearns managers indicted for fraud over the collapse of hedge funds in 2007 feared a "blow up risk" to in...

Financial Crisis: Why Are So Few Culprits Are In Jail?

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- More than a year into the gravest financial crisis since the Great Depression, millions of Americans have seen their home values and ret...

Jeffrey Epstein, Billionaire Charged With Teen Sex Solicitation May Have Lost $57M Thanks To Bear Stearns Mess

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As if he doesn't have enough problems with the sleazy sex charges against him, it turns out billionaire investor Jeffrey Epstein was one of the bigges...

Did Bear Stearns Execs Cioffi, Tannin Lie To Wall Street, Too?

BusinessWeek | Matthew Goldstein and David Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal prosecutors may not be done with former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin, who were charged on June 18 with ly...

Cioffi, Tannin Hung Themselves On Email

New York Times | Landon Thomas, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the spring of 2007, as the mortgage market came unglued, two Bear Stearns executives shared their growing fears in a series of e-mail messages to e...

Bear Stearns Executives Ralph Cioffi, Matthew Tannin Indicted... FBI Announces "Operation Malicious Mortgage"

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two former Bear Stearns managers have been arrested, federal authorities said Thursday, becoming the first executives to face criminal charges in the ...

Ralph Cioffi: Bear Stearns Former Manager Indicted In Mortgage Crackdown

Brigitte Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Below is information on Ralph Cioffi, the former Bear Stearns manager, who was arrested on Thursday and charged with securities fraud and various cha...

Bear Stearns Executives Ralph Cioffi And Matthew Tannin Arrested (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two former Bear Stearns managers were arrested Thursday on charges linked to the collapse of a hedge fund that bet heavily on subprime mortgages befor...

Matthew Tannin: Bear Stearns Former Manager Indicted In Mortgage Sweep

Brigitte Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Below is some information on Matthew Tannin, one of the two former Bear Stearns executives indicted today in the FBI's "Operation Malicious Mortgage."...

First Criminal Charges Related To Credit Crisis Brought Against Bear Stearns Execs

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are preparing to file criminal charges against managers of two Bear Stearns hedge funds whose collapse helped ki...