Justice Department changes tack on white-collar crime

Sep 10, 2015
New guidelines for prosecutors follow criticism after the financial crisis.

Sysco-US Foods merger stopped over anti-trust concern

Jun 24, 2015
A federal judge has halted a proposed merger between Sysco and US Foods.
A Sysco truck was on display in New York City. The FTC worries a merger with U.S. Foods would create a monopoly in the food distribution market.
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Cleveland looks to firms to help fund police reform

May 27, 2015
The city's deal with the DOJ includes costly trainings and computer equipment.

Exiting U.S. Attorney General's last act

Feb 18, 2015
Eric Holder is acting lawman one final time.

Loretta Lynch's track record

Nov 17, 2014
The nominee for U.S. attorney general is independent and "willing to follow an investigation wherever it leads, regardless of the politics," says New York's attorney general.

Double Charged: Does paying back victims cost kids their futures?

Sep 19, 2014
Why some argue that too-high restitution fees hurt both victims and defenders.

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?
A pedestrian walks by a CitiBank branch office in San Francisco, California.
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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.

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.

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.
Publishing company McGraw-Hill, which owns the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's that is the target of a $5 billion lawsuit by the Justice Department, reports earnings today
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