Department of Justice

CitiBank

What's in a settlement?

Jul 9, 2014
Citigroup is rumored to be close to a $7 billion settlement with the Justice Department. How does the DOJ set its fines?
Posted In: Citigroup, fraud, Department of Justice
Kareem Serageldin

Only one person has gone to jail for the financial crisis

Apr 30, 2014
Why the Department of Justice is toothless when it comes to prosecuting bankers.
Posted In: Department of Justice, ProPublica

Why is the Department of Justice trying to block the American-US Airways merger from takeoff?

Aug 13, 2013
The Justice Department's anti-trust division and several attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit challenging the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Posted In: US Airways, American Airlines, mergers, Department of Justice

S&P parent company McGraw-Hill faces 'death-knell' Justice Department suit

Feb 12, 2013
The lawsuit against Standard & Poor's seeks a $5 billion penalty that could be a 'death knell' for parent company McGraw-Hill.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, fraud, Department of Justice

The Talking Heads, DOJ and S&P

Feb 5, 2013
The Justice Department files suit against S&P and its rating of mortgage-backed securities, citing the band Talking Heads in complaint.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, ratings agencies, Department of Justice