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  • FBI investigating allegations Sen. Menendez patronized prostitutes in Dominican Republic

    02/15/2013 8:43:51 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 15, 2013 | Carol D. Leonnig and Peter Wallsten
    A team of FBI agents has been conducting interviews in recent weeks in the Dominican Republic and the United States, looking into allegations that Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) patronized prostitutes in the Caribbean nation, but has found no evidence to support the claim, according to two people familiar with the investigation. One person said agents have asked about whether a Florida eye doctor — a close friend and major campaign donor to Menendez — provided the senator with prostitutes on vacations there. Another person said investigators are looking into allegations involving underage prostitutes and sex parties. The two, who spoke...
  • AP source: Feds drop criminal probe against Mozilo

    02/18/2011 8:59:36 PM PST · by Kartographer · 7 replies
    AP/YahooNews ^ | 2/18/11 | ANDREW DALTON
    Federal prosecutors have ended a criminal investigation of Countrywide Financial Corp. co-founder Angelo Mozilo, a person close to the investigation said Friday. The federal official told The Associated Press that the probe launched in 2008 into the actions of the former chief executive of the housing giant during the mortgage meltdown has been closed with no indictments. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the investigation was never publicly announced, and the Department of Justice as a policy does not announce the closing of investigations. In October, Mozilo agreed to a $67.5 million settlement to avoid civil trial...
  • FDIC Lists 6 New Bank Failures

    01/29/2010 7:26:47 PM PST · by DoctorBulldog · 19 replies · 437+ views
    FDIC ^ | 1/29/2010 | Self
    Well, that makes 153 Banks that have failed since Obama took office. Of course, Bush's total for his entire eight years was only 53. Woooohoooo! Way to go there, Barry! How's that massive Bank Bailout working for ya'? The following banks were added to the FDIC's Failed Banks list: American Marine Bank Bainbridge Island WA First Regional Bank Los Angeles CA Community Bank and Trust Cornelia GA Marshall Bank, N.A. Hallock MN Florida Community Bank Immokalee FL First National Bank of Georgia Carrollton GA