Citigroup Pays Just $7 Billion For Causing Financial Crisis

By: Monday July 14, 2014 7:22 am

Citigroup, one of the most dysfunctional and malevolent financial institutions in American history, has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle investigations into the fraud it committed in the mortgage security market that led to the financial crash of 2008. The selling and marketing of volatile mortgage security products to investors around the world as [...]

Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Aid Tax Evasion

By: Tuesday May 20, 2014 10:38 am

It has finally happened, a Wall Street firm has pleaded guilty to a felony. Credit Suisse, to address criminal activity that occurred for decades, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to aid tax evasion. The firm will also pay a fine of $2.6 billion and have an independent monitor for two years. Credit Suisse [...]

Du Pont Heir Gets Probation After Raping Three-Year-Old

By: Monday March 31, 2014 8:03 am

Another case of affluenza? A judge has ruled that Robert H. Richards IV, an heir to the du Pont fortune, should not face jail time after raping his three-year-old daughter. The reason Judge Jan Jurden gave for sentencing Richards to probation was that he “would not fare well in prison.” Richards is six foot four [...]

Occupy Our Homes Activists Arrested At Justice Department Headquarters

By: Tuesday May 21, 2013 11:14 am

Members of one of Occupy Wall Street’s offshoots, Occupy Our Homes, were arrested Monday and Tuesday demonstrating outside the headquarters of the Department of Justice in Washington. According to Washington police the protesters attempted to enter the building. About 100 protesters with groups called the Home Defenders League and Occupy Our Homes marched on the [...]

Embarrass AT&T: 3 Years, Rape Someone: 1 Year

By: Friday March 22, 2013 11:27 am

As we head into the weekend lets look back at two prominent cases that had their sentences handed down and what that may mean for the current state of justice in America. The first case was Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer who was convicted on two charges, conspiracy to access a computer without authorization and fraud in [...]

Are Anonymous The Heroes Of The Steubenville Rape Case?

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 10:07 am

Questions still surround the Steubenville Rape Case even after the guilty verdict that sent two of the perpetrators to prison for years. David Zirin argues that without the involvement of hackers the case was set to be dropped. I really think that the heroes in this story are the hackers who got the photos out [...]

Ortiz Fumbles Again With Wrong Arrest

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 7:15 am

As the petition to remove her from office passes the 50,000 mark and a Congressional investigation is preparing to be launched, US Attorney Carmen Ortiz is back in the news for failures in her performance. This time her office helped arrest the wrong man. In the latest setback for Boston’s beleaguered U.S. attorney, red-faced feds [...]

Ortiz Abuses Authority Again, Slapped Down By Judge

By: Tuesday January 29, 2013 7:02 am

United States Attorney Carmen Ortiz, infamous for being the overzealous prosecutor in the Aaron Swarz case, was slapped down in court this week for overreach.   It appears to be a pattern: A judge this week struck down a US government scheme to seize a Tewksbury, Mass., motel because it had become a haven for drug [...]

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