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It's looking like the SEC/Goldman Sachs lawsuit could open up a whole new can of worms, one that Tim Geithner and some bank executives aren't likely to be very happy about. The story's about AIG ...
by RJ Eskow
Comment Count 370 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 08:56 PM PDT with 652 Recommends
Tomorrow's Wall Street Journal expands upon ProPublica's breaking follow-up story on the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) filing of civil fraud charges against Goldman Sachs on Friday. (
by bobswern
Comment Count 414 comments on Sun Apr 18, 2010 at 09:44 PM PDT with 589 Recommends
This evening, the MSM brings us the latest--and, perhaps, one of the most egregious--in a growing list of Wall Street outrages perpetrated against Main Street in: "[http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 326 comments on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 02:04 AM PDT with 509 Recommends
Bernie Madoff’s colossal investment fraud is almost everywhere described as a “Ponzi scheme”. That echoes the very words Madoff, himself, used to describe it to the FBI agents ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 356 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2009 at 06:04 AM PDT with 410 Recommends
A quick diary to add more to the growing UBS/John McCain story, MarketPlace reports this morning that the bank that caters to the very wealthy has ...
by Spud1
Comment Count 195 comments on Wed May 28, 2008 at 04:26 AM PDT with 402 Recommends
News that the Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Swiss banking giant UBS is just the latest chapter in the curious ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 131 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2009 at 01:44 PM PST with 362 Recommends
It's gone from bad to worse. I've written previously about how Brad Birkenfeld, the whistleblower who shattered 75 years of Swiss bank secrecy, is the only one going to jail in this multi-billion ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 276 comments on Sat Nov 14, 2009 at 07:56 AM PST with 304 Recommends
(image courtesy of SwitchYourBank.org) Late-night breaking from Bloomberg : UBS Group AG said its main unit will plead guilty to fraud in the U.S. for manipulating benchmark interest rates ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 172 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 11:17 PM PDT with 299 Recommends
The Financial Times just had a piece on whistleblower Brad Birkenfeld, the former UBS banker who gave the government its entire case against offshore tax havens on a silver platter, tied up ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 146 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 04:50 AM PDT with 271 Recommends
It's interesting that about 15 minutes ago, Rush Limbaugh was roaring about Obama attacking UBS. Ohnoez! The same president who must be crucified for the tax evasion of others apparently can'
by Nulwee
Comment Count 165 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2009 at 10:31 AM PST with 263 Recommends
The government used to fire, blacklist and bankrupt whistleblowers. But now the government has upped its ante: it is prosecuting them. Three weeks ago,
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 177 comments on Sun May 16, 2010 at 05:44 AM PDT with 249 Recommends
Mitt Romney's wife had $3M in a secret UBS Swiss Bank Account through 2010. This was not reported on Federal Disclosure Forms.
by polecat
Comment Count 156 comments on Fri Feb 03, 2012 at 12:36 PM PST with 240 Recommends
Once again, Matt Taibbi out does himself in his latest article at Rolling Stone , posted just a few hours ago at the magazine’s website: “’[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/gangster-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 145 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 10:46 AM PST with 225 Recommends
Just announced live on Lou Dobbs (Please don't ask me what I was doing watching Lou Dobbs) that Dr. Phil "Americans are whiners" Gramm will step down as McCain's Chief economic adviser.
by rapcetera
Comment Count 241 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2008 at 04:52 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
Or, why some of the über rich don't like Obama... Why did the Romneys really close the $3 million account at UBS?
by chloris creator
Comment Count 90 comments on Sat Feb 04, 2012 at 04:21 AM PST with 167 Recommends
But it wasn't anyone who personally benefited from the little-mentioned Swiss-US Tax Havens, themselves. No, those Swiss-US clients, got only a stern, scary warning instead. And ample opportunity ...
by jamess
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 09:17 AM PDT with 131 Recommends
Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) www.irs.gov How does that severely conservative saying go? If you haven't done anything wrong -- then you don't have anything to worry about {...
by jamess
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 01:24 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
Stephen D reports on a Phil Gramm Friday night dump attributing Gramm's resignation from the McSame campaign to the "Americans are ...
by m16eib
Comment Count 78 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2008 at 07:47 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
This morning, whistleblower advocacy groups called for Attorney General Holder to personally consider whether DOJ ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 07:08 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
Steven Michael Rubinstein is the first ex-UBS client to be sentenced for tax fraud, and today we learn he's not going to jail.
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 11:18 AM PDT with 48 Recommends