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Financial crisis panel refers cases to Justice
| Dave Clarke and Kevin Drawbaugh
Posted on 01/25/2011 12:19:01 PM PST by Kartographer
A bipartisan panel investigating the financial crisis has referred cases of potential wrongdoing by financial industry officials to the Justice Department, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
The 2009 law creating the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission instructs the congressionally appointed panel to refer anyone who may have violated the law to the Justice Department and state attorneys general
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: bipartisan; commission; crisis; financial; payback; punishment; witchhunt
"The person familiar with the matter interviewed by Reuters downplayed the referrals saying they related to information already publicly known such as accusations of executives not being forthcoming on earnings calls and the Goldman Sachs Abacus deal."
Read small fines and slaps on the wrist!
Or possibly it’s time to punish enemies.
It is a total whitewash. Yesterday and today you have banks like JPM, Citi and other reporting record (fake) earnings. They made changes to the accounting rules to “create” earnings. The whole US financial system and govt is totally corrupt along with TV, Hollywood, etc.
posted on 01/25/2011 12:33:36 PM PST
(Slaves do not have freedom only the illusion of freedom & their cable TV to drool at)
I think you are waaaaayyyy overestimating Eric Holders’ likely exertions to bring the miscreants to justice. The information will go straight into the “Black Panther Voter Intimidation” file, never to be seen again.
posted on 01/25/2011 12:37:19 PM PST
by La Lydia
posted on 01/25/2011 12:39:04 PM PST
Between this and the Rahm decision, there are bound to be lots and lots of Franklins changing hands these days.
posted on 01/25/2011 12:45:58 PM PST
by Attention Surplus Disorder
("Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit smoking" - Barack Hussein Obama)
Chris Dodd spends another night in peaceful, undisturbed peace. ‘cept for the torment in his puny, shriveled up soul.
Don’t mean much if the referral list doesn’t in includes Barney Franks and Chris Dodd...
posted on 01/25/2011 1:23:46 PM PST
To the Holder "Justus" Dept, otherwise known as "The Shredder"
Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
posted on 01/25/2011 2:32:34 PM PST
by The Comedian
(Obama is just the cherry on top of the $hit sundae of fraud the democrats have become.)
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