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Corzine Off The Crook - No Criminal Charges (Disgraced Former NJ Gov Goes Scott Free on MF Global)
New York Post ^ | July 8, 2013 | KAJA WHITEHOUSE

Posted on 07/08/2013 9:33:50 AM PDT by DogByte6RER

jon corzine photo: Jon Corzine, former New Jersey Governor 3095914679_0afa4ffd3a.jpg

Corzine off the crook - No criminal charges

It’s official.

Jon Corzine will not be cuffed over MF Global’s improper handling of customers’ funds leading up to the commodity brokerage firm’s spectacular collapse in late 2011, The Post has learned.

Federal investigators have found no evidence that the disgraced Wall Street titan broke the law.

“After 18 months of investigation, the criminal probe into Jon Corzine is now being dropped,” a person with knowledge of the probe told The Post.

“There is no evidence of criminal wrongdoing,” this person said.

The Justice Department’s decision to drop the case is sure to come as a relief to Corzine, who has been widely blamed for MFG’s bankruptcy — as well as the misuse of some $1.6 billion in customers’ funds.

Last week, Corzine was hit with civil charges by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission in connection with the illegal tapping of the funds, which were improperly co-mingled with the MFG’s house money in the firm’s final days.

The regulator also charged Edith O’Brien, MFG’s former assistant treasurer, for carrying out the illegal transfers in a desperate bid to keep the troubled company afloat.

Both Corzine and O’Brien have denied the allegations.

Criminal investigators, including federal prosecutors and the FBI, have been probing the breach since shortly after it was uncovered with its Halloween 2011 bankruptcy.

At the time it was the eighth largest bankruptcy in US history — and the largest since Lehman Brothers went under in September 2008.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: bankruptcy; cabal; corzine; democratparty; democrats; departmentofjustice; doublestandard; edithobrien; joncorzine; lawlessgov; mfg; mfglobal; newjersey; obamamafia; toobigtofail; toobigtojail; wallstreet; whitecollar
jon corzine photo:  obama9.jpg It pays to have friends in high places ...
1 posted on 07/08/2013 9:33:50 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

Nice having friends in high places.


2 posted on 07/08/2013 9:34:37 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

The Democratic [sic] party fix is in.


3 posted on 07/08/2013 9:36:03 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: DogByte6RER
Once again, taxpayers & investors screwed, while Zero's supporters get off w/ no punishment — UAW, Solyndra, Corzine, etc.
4 posted on 07/08/2013 9:37:53 AM PDT by twister881
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To: DogByte6RER

he lost $1.6BILLION and no one goes to jail?

What did he do- tell them he thought he left it in his other pants pocket?


5 posted on 07/08/2013 9:38:44 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Mr. K

You don’t just “lose” the money - who got it????

Martha Stewart did what again to go to prison?


6 posted on 07/08/2013 9:54:21 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: DogByte6RER

If one desires to break laws, there is only one party to consider.


7 posted on 07/08/2013 9:54:44 AM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: DogByte6RER
"The Justice Department’s decision to drop the case"

Where did that $1.2 BILLION go? 'Obama for America', or 0bama's presidential campaign? Possibly union pension plans? Or maybe a foreign country like China? Looks like it really IS the 'Just Us' department! Can't their decision be appealed to the Supreme Court? Also, I thought Corzine was still subject to civil charges. Anyone?

8 posted on 07/08/2013 9:55:08 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: CivilWarBrewing

“I thought Corzine was still subject to civil charges. Anyone? “

I don’t think being absolved of criminal activity let’s Corzine off the hook for being sued civilly. The folks that lost money with him can still sue him for their losses and the burden of proof in a civil suit is less than in a criminal proceeding. Just look at OJ. I only hope a bunch of investors do sue him!


9 posted on 07/08/2013 9:59:24 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Sioux-san

no- literally, they said they DID NOT KNOW where the money went


10 posted on 07/08/2013 10:00:14 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
Oh, stupid me.. THIS is where the $1.2 BILLION went! It's all right there in this photo! George Soros wins big!


11 posted on 07/08/2013 10:01:36 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Liz

” “After 18 months of investigation, the criminal probe into Jon Corzine is now being dropped,” “
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a crime in itself-— ping


12 posted on 07/08/2013 10:03:18 AM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Yes we can!


13 posted on 07/08/2013 10:11:09 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: DogByte6RER
"Jon Corzine will not be cuffed over MF Global’s improper handling of customers’ funds leading up to the commodity brokerage firm’s spectacular collapse in late 2011"

Translation: Corzine knows where ALL the bodies are buried and he can tell the public about the "REAL CROOKS"...

14 posted on 07/08/2013 10:14:12 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Mr. K

Dog ate it, man.


15 posted on 07/08/2013 10:16:48 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: DogByte6RER
Billions of dollars were stolen. Corzine was responsible. No charges by Obama Administration.

Will people finally admit that the U.S. government is totally corrupt and dishonest? Will people finally admit that he honest citizen doesn't stand a chance? Will people finally admit that the people in positions of power in our government are liars and thieves?

16 posted on 07/08/2013 10:25:06 AM PDT by detective
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To: Mr. K
“he lost $1.6BILLION and no one goes to jail?”

He didn't “lose” 1.6 billion. It was stolen. Corzine who was legally responsible testified under oath that he had absolutely no idea what happened to the money. Corzine committed perjury in addition to grand robbery.

Investors literally had their money stolen. The Obama Administration says that it is ok.

17 posted on 07/08/2013 10:30:59 AM PDT by detective
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To: Liz

Ping


18 posted on 07/08/2013 10:33:35 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Meet the New Comeback Kid.
Now he can get back to “Doing” the People.

Excuse me, I meant “Doing the work for the People!” Back to being a “Public Servant.”

Weiner, Spitzer, Corzine. Yeah, that’s the Ticket.


19 posted on 07/08/2013 10:33:55 AM PDT by Zuse
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines; DogByte6RER; detective

It is now official. The rule of law is no more in this country. It’s all about who you are. Justice is no longer blind.

Do people realize how scary this is? The US is well on the way to becoming a banana republic.


20 posted on 07/08/2013 10:34:03 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: Sioux-san

“Martha Stewart did what again to go to prison?”

My understanding is, she had a ham sandwich in her purse, and the prosecutor indited it.


21 posted on 07/08/2013 10:34:07 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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Corzine (one of Obama’s money men) was a fat juicy target for Romney and he ignored it. “Why hasn’t this man been indicted, Mr President? Is it because he worked for you? Raised money for you.....” If the situation was reversed Obama would have attacked Romney again and again.


22 posted on 07/08/2013 10:38:39 AM PDT by DHerion
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To: DogByte6RER

It’s good to be king, but it’s also good to be the king’s buddy. “In your face little people!”


23 posted on 07/08/2013 10:47:48 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Where is the “D” after his name?


24 posted on 07/08/2013 11:14:33 AM PDT by preacher (Communism has only killed 100 million people: Let's give it another chance!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Holder and Obama are driving the “get-away car”.


25 posted on 07/08/2013 11:44:16 AM PDT by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: RatRipper

Justice...where is justice?


26 posted on 07/08/2013 11:54:30 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen
Justice...where is justice?

In an alley off of Wall Street, unconscious, after having been mugged...

the infowarrior

27 posted on 07/08/2013 1:38:30 PM PDT by infowarrior
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To: preacher

The Donkey party is a criminal enterprise.


28 posted on 07/08/2013 2:39:40 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks DogByte6RER.


29 posted on 07/08/2013 6:01:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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