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Wall Street Crimes

7 Things About Prosecuting Wall Street You Wanted to Know (But Were Too Depressed to Ask)

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Why haven't any bankers gone to jail? What's going on in this country? Here are seven things about Wall Street crime and Washington "justice" you might have wanted to know, but were probably too depressed to ask.

How Financial Criminalization Crashed Economy, Goes Unpunished

Charles Ferguson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business
Charles Ferguson

It is no exaggeration to say that since the 1980s, much of the financial sector has become criminalized, creating an industry culture that tolerates or even encourages systematic fraud.

Official: Criminal Prosecution Of Financial Crimes May Elude Prosecutors

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business

Though often blamed with making the calls that led the country to the brink of collapse, financial executives likely won't face criminal charges for t...

Occupy Reality TV: We Need a Cops-Type Show for Corporate Criminals

John Eskow | Posted 12.20.2011 | Comedy
John Eskow

We need a Cops type show for big-time criminals -- the thieves and swindlers who have robbed innocent Americans of their money, their homes, their hope, and their self-respect.

Could Wall Street Ever Face a "Murdoch Moment"? Could Its Empire Ever Fall?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Rupert Murdoch story holds a lesson for everyone who longs for justice against other seemingly invincible empires: Even when your opponents seem to hold overwhelming power, a change may be just around the corner.

Does That Proposed Foreclosure Deal Help Main Street or Wall Street?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We used a five-point grading process to evaluate the administration's reported proposal. Does the punishment fit the crime?