How New York City became home to the con-artist

Even Delvey’s lawyer argued that she was a “fake it until you make it” hustler. The phrase can be traced to a song written by none other than two very talented New Yorkers, Simon & Garfunkel. Released in the summer of... Read more

Meet the ‘Crocodile of Wall Street’: the rapper accused of $3.6bn Bitcoin fraud

Just over two years ago, she became engaged to Lichtenstein, known as “Dutch”, after he paid for her music to be advertised on electronic billboards in New York’s Times Square. The 34-year-old Russian bills himself as a “technology entrepreneur, coder... Read more

‘Woke’ investing drives a wedge between Republicans and Wall Street

Some commentators agree. Dr Roger Barker, director of policy and corporate governance at the Institute of Directors, says investors need to embrace ESG investing to restore capitalism’s reputation. “These sorts of initiatives will be good for businesses and their long-term... Read more

Leon Black’s legal battle against revenge plot to ‘take him down’

In a statement at the time, Black admitted to “foolishly” having an affair with Ganieva but insisted “any allegation of harassment or any other inappropriate behaviour towards her is completely fabricated”.  He added: “The truth is that I have been... Read more

Billionaire behind collapsed Icelandic bank lines up Spac payday

An Icelandic billionaire who made a fortune in the country’s doomed banking boom is closing in on a deal with a digital mortgage provider that infamously sacked 900 staff over Zoom. SoftBank-backed start-up Better.com recently faced an onslaught of criticism... Read more