U.S. regulators and prosecutors have requested information from the real estate development business run by Jared Kushner’s family over a program that allows wealthy foreigners to obtain visas for investing in American projects, said two people with direct knowledge of the matter.
James Comey, the FBI director fired earlier this year by President Donald Trump, published his first Instagram post shortly after former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents.
The U.S.’s top swaps watchdog appears to be losing its bark and its bite.
In its latest fiscal year, Wall Street’s top regulator sought the smallest amount of penalties since 2013, a drop that took place as the agency went months without permanent leadership and could show a softer approach to policing wrongdoing.
President Donald Trump’s leading candidate to run the nation’s most prestigious prosecutor’s office infuriated government lawyers a decade ago by testifying as a defense witness for a former Illinois governor facing U.S. corruption charges.
Facing possible budget cuts under President Donald Trump, the Securities and Exchange Commission is eliminating dozens of contractors hired to help root out Wall Street fraud, said two people with knowledge of the matter.
A banker tips his brother to a deal, who in turn passes the news to his brother-in-law. Is it insider trading merely because they’re related? Or must prosecutors show the banker received something of value from his brother or brother-in-law in return for the leak?