Skip to comments.How a Raid in Benghazi Helped Shape Citigroupís $7 Billion Settlement
Posted on 07/13/2014 9:09:03 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
But an event a world away that day in June unexpectedly changed the Justice Departments plans. The capture of a suspect in the deadly attack on the United States Mission in Benghazi, Libya, led federal prosecutors to conclude that those headlines would overshadow the Citigroup case. The prosecutors, knowing that the Citigroup case represented one of their last chances to send a public message that the government was holding Wall Street accountable for the crisis, were loath to squander that opportunity.
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