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Too Big To Jail? The Top 10 Civil Cases Against the Banks


Business  (tags: B of A, Citigroup, SEC v. Brian H. Stoker, Countrywide Financial, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, Goldman Sachs, IndyMac, PJMorgan Chase, PJMorgan Chase & Credit Swisse, Washington Mutual )

Judy
- 792 days ago - pbs.org
Since 2008, government investigations into the financial crisis have about all centered on civil, rather than criminal charges, unfortunately. Here are some brief summaries of 10 of these cases. These are concise, short summaries FYI.



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Linda H. (199)
Friday January 25, 2013, 11:11 pm
I hate banks!
 

Marlene Dinkins (262)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 6:02 pm
I also hate Banks!!!!! . but Noted thnx!!!!!!
 

Phyllis P. (368)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 1:02 pm
I don't bank. I use money cards, and have my check direct deposted to them. Yes I know that is still through a bank, but there's no services charges or any other bs they can attach to your account in a regular. But I do work part time and that employer pays me by check. He banks through Wells Fargo and one branch that I used to go to, to cash my check, would literally harrass about did I have an account, did I want an account, where did I bank. I told them repeatedly I was not interested in an account and where I banked was not their business. So they would make me wait in the lobby so a bank manager could approve and cash my paycheck on an account my employer held with them. One day I got so mad and called them on the corporate bullshit, my exact words. I got kicked out of the bank. I do to a different branch and receive NONE of the treatment this branch extended. They cash my check out a word.
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 2:43 pm
Thanks, Judy...good info! I switched from Chase to a local credit union last year during the height of Occupy. It's a bit of a process if you have Direct Deposit, but my conscience feels so much better!
 

. (0)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 3:33 pm
Banks shouldn't be sued, people from those banks should be sued. IF you sue or prosecute a person, they will go to jail or have to pay from their own pocket. If you sue a corporation, the individuals that are guilty will doge the blame and the banks will just pass the costs of litigation to their customers.
 

David Menard (43)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 3:54 pm
Hugh W is right.
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 5:27 pm
Credit unions, credit unions, credit unions! They are not perfect but they are better than banks!
 

Cary Vizzutti (8)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 6:28 pm
Central Bankers Must Now Surrender

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-5X4bdBrLPw

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Mary Donnelly (47)
Monday January 28, 2013, 4:11 am
Banks can be fined, but employees can go to prison if the law so provides.
 

Cary Vizzutti (8)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 12:29 pm
Federal Court Indicts President Obama Will not see the end of his second term!

http://beforeitsnews.com/politics/2013/01/federal-court-indicts-president-obama-will-not-see-the-end-of-his-second-term-2488220.html

On January 25th, 2013 , Mr. Lyndon Larouche, a well respected journalist and political activist recieved word from his sources within the United States government that President Barack Hussein Obama has been indicted by a Federal Court. Details of the indictment has been ommited by Larouche but he characterized them as probably the greatest indictment he has ever seen placed upon a standing president throughout history. Watch the first 5 minutes of the video to hear this explosive news. WOW!
 
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