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Banking Fraud

Lucrative Returns on Phantom Money: The Credit Card Gravy Train

Ellen Brown | Posted 04.20.2014 | Money
Ellen Brown

Even when the balance is paid on time every month, credit card use imposes a huge hidden cost on users -- hidden because the cost is deducted from what the merchant receives, then passed on to you in the form of higher prices.

Eleazar David Melendez

Bankers Who Made Millions In Housing Boom Misled Investors: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.13.2013 | Business

Bankers who made billions of dollars packaging home loans into bonds during the prime years of the housing boom provided false information to investor...

You Think The Government Doesn't Want Big Banks? Think Again

Tyler Cowen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tyler Cowen

How much political power do the big banks have? I'd like to air a skeptical note and ask whether they're really running the show. To most people t...