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Ben Hallman

Subprime Bankers Have Much To Be Thankful For

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Even in the movie version of the financial crisis, the giant mortgage company accused by the U.S. government of rampant fraud and abuse wouldn't be so...

Ben Hallman

Too Big To Jail: Wall St. Execs Unlikely to Face Criminal Charges, Source Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business

A last-ditch effort by federal and state law enforcement authorities to hold Wall Street accountable for nearly bringing down the U.S. economy is unli...

As Evidence Mounts, DC Insiders Worry About Holder's Inaction on Wall Street Crime

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The problem isn't a shortage of scandalous stories. We've seen a lot of those. What we haven't seen, at least here in the United States, is a single indictment of a senior Wall Street banker from the United States Department of Justice.

President Obama Needs to Get Serious About the Financial Crimes Unit

Becky Bond | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Becky Bond

President Obama needs to give the Department of Justice task force the resources required to launch a serious investigation that will bring about real accountability before the statutes of limitations run out for Wall Street's crimes.

Ryan Grim

Wall Street Task Force Faces Major Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

A task force is a fickle thing. With the right leader, a strong staff, a broad mandate and a target population rich with criminal actors, a team of pr...

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.