The final chapter in the government-sponsored enterprise executive financial crisis saga is over, once again following the same pattern of the previous accounts.
Former Fannie Mae CEO Daniel Mudd announced in a filing on Monday that he reached a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for $100,000 over his role in the run-up to the financial crisis as the head of one of the mortgage funding giants, an article in Reuters by Patrick Rucker and Nate Raymond stated.
According to the article, Mudd was the last of six executives at mortgage funding giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sued by the SEC in 2011 to reach a settlement.
From the article:
Like Mudd, the other five defendants reached relatively small settlements, none exceeding $250,000, despite facing SEC suits in what were among its biggest cases to arise from the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown.
Under the settlement, the court papers said Mudd would contribute or cause to contribute $100,000 to an account with the U.S. Treasury Department. The settlement leaves open who will pay the amount.
The article noted that Mudd did not admit to wrongdoing in settling.