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U.S. Close To Bringing Criminal Charges Against 2 Big Banks

U.S. Close To Bringing Criminal Charges Against 2 Big Banks

I’ll believe it when I see it… Will see if the toothless government finally get teeth.

Federal prosecutors are nearing criminal charges against some of the world’s biggest banks, according to lawyers briefed on the matter, a development that could produce the first guilty plea from a major bank in more than two decades.

In doing so, prosecutors are confronting the popular belief that Wall Street institutions have grown so important to the economy that they cannot be charged. A lack of criminal prosecutions of banks and their leaders fueled a public outcry over the perception that Wall Street giants are “too big to jail.”

 

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