Archive for: justice department

KaBoom! Breaking News! Lanny Breuer At Justice Department Is Stepping Down!

. . .   .. You can pause intro music down below. Lanny Breuer, Justice Department criminal division chief, is stepping down . Piggybankblog posted on 01/23/13 washingtonpost.com Lanny A. Breuer is leaving the Justice Department after leading the agency’s efforts to clamp down on public corruption and financial fraud at the nation’s largest banks, […]

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HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle money-laundering case

. . . . Pause intro music down below. HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle money-laundering case . Piggybankblog postedon 12/11/12 Associated Press WASHINGTON — HSBC said Tuesday it will pay $1.9 billion to settle a U.S. money-laundering probe, avoiding a protracted legal battle that would have further embarrassed the British banking giant. The probe […]

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Banker Math Meets the Justice Department’s Cooks

. . . . . You can pause intro music down below. Banker Math Meets the Justice Department’s Cooks . Piggybankblog posted on 11/15/12 Cross linked with bloomberg.com . Eric Holder has said he doesn’t know if he will stay on as U.S. attorney general, now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected. Here’s something […]

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I Survived The Financial Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Civil Lawsuit: Seven And A Half Things To Know – Video attached

. . . . You can pause intro music down below Survived The Financial Crisis And All I Got Was This Lousy Civil Lawsuit . Piggybankblog posted on 10/02/12 Piggybankblog posted picture. Cross linked with huffingtonpost.com Thing One: A Little Late, A Little Short: I know revenge is a dish best served cold, but this […]

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Pivotal Fair Lending Case Squashed by DOJ Quid Pro Quo

. . . .. You can pause intro music below. Squashed by DOJ Quid Pro Quo . Piggybankblog posted on 09/25/12 Cross linked with americanbanker.com Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez cut an inappropriate deal with city officials in Saint Paul, Minn., in order to convince them to drop an appeal that the Supreme Court was […]

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Mortgage Task Force Set To Take Action Over Financial Crisis

/. . . .. You can pause intro music down below. Mortgage Task Force Set To Take Action Over Financial Crisis . Piggybankblog posted on 09/21/12 Cross linked with huffingtonpost.com NEW YORK (Reuters) – The mortgage task force formed by President Barack Obama to probe misconduct that contributed to the financial crisis will soon take […]

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Money-Laundering Inquiry Is Said to Aim at U.S. Banks

. . . .. You can pause intro music down below. Money-Laundering Inquiry Is Said to Aim at U.S. Banks . Piggybankblog posted on 09/15/12 Cross linked with nytimes.com Federal and state authorities are investigating a handful of major American banks for failing to monitor cash transactions in and out of their branches, a lapse […]

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Bank of America settles loan discrimination charges

. . .   .. You can pause intro music down below. Bank of America settles loan discrimination charges . Piggybankblog posted on 09/14/12 Cross linked with washingtonpost.com . Bank of America agreed to settle claims it violated federal law by discriminating against mortgage applicants with disabilities, the Department of Justice said Friday. The nation’s […]

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When It Comes to the DoJ and Wall Street, Don't Call It "Justice"

. . .   .. You can pause intro music down below. When It Comes to the DoJ and Wall Street, Don’t Call It “Justice” . Piggybankblog posted on 09/12/12 Piggybankblog posted picture Cross linked with huffingtonpost.com If a recent report is true the Justice Department will need a new name — and some of […]

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Campaigns should address the home ownership crisis

. . .   .. You can pause intro music down below. Campaigns should address the home ownership crisis . Piggybankblog posted on 09/11/12 Cross linked story with startribune.com Now that the presidential campaign is entering the home stretch, President Obama and Mitt Romney need to address home opportunity – the cluster of issues from […]

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