SEC charges Goldman Sachs with fraud By Colin Barr, senior writer (Fortune) — The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged Wall Street’s most gilded firm, Goldman Sachs, with defrauding investors in a sale of securities tied to subprime mortgages. The SEC said it charged New York-based Goldman (GS, Fortune 500) and a vice president, [...]
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Va. Man Waits 5 Months, Collects $200M Lottery Jackpot HARRISONBURG, Va. — For five months, Virginia carpenter Steve Williams lived with a $200 million-dollar secret. Williams won a Mega Millions lottery jackpot on Oct. 16 but only came forward Friday after consulting with legal and financial advisers. Williams, from Shenandoah in northern Virginia, says he is [...]