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Feds Weighing New Strategy To Crack Down On Wall Street

Reuters | Emily Flitter | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors are considering a new strategy for criminally charging Wall St...

Lawyer Who Investigated Wall Street Goes To Work On Behalf Of Big Banks

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Former Department of Justice criminal division chief Lanny Breuer has announced that he will rejoin the law firm where he spent much of his career. ...

Eric Schneiderman: Hero or Goat?

Robert Kuttner | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business
Robert Kuttner

Given the administration's feeble record on prosecutions to date, the critics are right to flag the likelihood that people like Attorney General Eric Holder and SEC enforcement chief Robert Khazumi will try to sandbag Eric Schneiderman. But they shouldn't underestimate him.

Sam Stein

Congress' Wall Street Investigators Will Have Teeth But They Won't Investigate Congress | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Phil Angelides has a job that millions of Americans who saw their portfolios vanish this past year would love. The former California state treasurer i...

Prosecutors Pass On Major Wall Street Players

Newsweek | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ever heard of Sky Capital? Probably not. The CEO of that rinky-dink Wall Street firm and five of his employees were indicted this week over what the S...

New "Pecora Commission" Stalled In Congress

The Hill | Silla Brush and Jared Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Democratic and Republican leaders have yet to nominate a single person to the high-profile commission aimed at investigating the financial crisis, eve...

Nominees Emerge For New "Pecora Commission"

Reuters | Karey Wutkowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan panel armed with subpoena power to investigate causes of the Wall Street meltdown is on the brink of being launche...

Pelosi Favors Probe Modeled On Pecora Commission

Bloomberg | Mark Pittman and Laura Litvan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street may be heading for the deepest investigation of its practices since a congressional panel's probe of abuses following the 1929 stock marke...


Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Schechter

The role of shady, largely unreported, "off shore" institutions is slowly emerging as a component of a larger criminal schemes.