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Standard & Poor’s Bank Fraud Case Enters Crucial Phase with Big Money on the Line

A year ago, we wrote about the United States’ Bank Fraud complaint against Standard & Poor’s, which was filed under the Financial Institutions Reform and Recovery Act of 1989 (“FIRREA”)....

Will the Justice Department Get Serious About Prosecuting Executives for Financial Fraud?

As Attorney General Holder prepares to leave the Department of Justice, questions about his commitment to prosecuting executives of banks continues. An insightful recent report shows the stark contrast between...

U.S. Scores Big Win Against Bank of America and Countrywide for Bank Fraud

A U.S. District Court Judge has ordered that Bank of America, Countrywide and one individual pay a bank fraud penalty of $1.3 billion.  In his opinion, Judge Rakoff adopted the...

Two Potent Weapons in the Government’s War on Residential Mortgage Fraud: The FCA & FIRREA

The False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) are the primary civil statutes being wielded by the government as it seeks to recover...

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