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Paycheck Protection Program Fraud Case Settled

Last week, DOJ announced the first civil settlement to resolve allegations of fraud against the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The settling defendants are SlideBelts Inc. (a California-based online retailer) and...

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”)....

Prosecutorial Discretion

Authors: Bob Thomas and Suzanne Durrell We were both federal prosecutors in our not so distant past, and we work with federal prosecutors every day.  One of the least understood...

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...

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