Fraud

Court Filing: Wells Fargo Used Guide For Making Fake Foreclosure Notes
If the allegations in Tirelli’s court filing are true, this manual represents the first time ‘ta-da’ endorsements are “being described and admitted to be a procedure” at a major bank Read more...
On Wall Street, Sounds Of Silence From The President
How do we fix inequality without fixing Wall Street? Read more...
Bitcoin Exchanger Facing Charges For Money Laundering
Manhattan US Attorney alleges BitInstant engaged in a scheme to launder drug money using Bitcoin exchanges. Read more...
Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, And Busted
This 20th anniversary Executive Excess report examines the "performance" of the 500 corporate chief executives who have ranked among America's 25 highest-paid CEOs in one or more of the past 20 years. Read more...
Philly Online Schools Head Charged With Corruption
Cyber schools siphoning funds that could be used for public school funding? Why yes, and Philly's cyber school 'czar' has just been slapped with federal indictments for stealing funds. Read more...

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Based in part on surreptitious tape recordings, an FBI affidavit lays out allegations that a Sacred Heart pulmonologist kept patients too sedated to breathe on their own, then ordered unneeded tracheotomies for them -- enabling the for-profit hospital to reap revenue of as much as $160,000 per case. Read more...
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on Tuesday for an investigation into oil price manipulation. He also proposed a 30-day deadline for federal regulators to use emergency powers to curb excessive speculation in crude oil markets. Read more...
Once again, the banks are given a pass for their criminal behavior, while homeowners are given the shaft. Tuesday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve announced the beginning of payments for some of those people whose homes were wrongfully taken from them and the settlements are, as Chris Hayes put it, "cartoonishly small." Read more...
Georgia state GOP chairwoman Sue Everhart thinks straight people will pretend to be gay if same sex marriage is legalized. Read more...
This video shares the painful personal experience with mortgage fraud suffered by a Bank of America customer. Read more...