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Report Details Failed Afghan Project Linked To U.S. Soldier Deaths
The failure to install a system to prevent insurgents from planting roadside bombs in hundreds of locations has led to the injuries and death of several American soldiers, according to a report released Tuesday by American investigators. Read more...
“By allowing these individuals to walk away without any real punishment, the department is declaring that crime actually does pay. Functionally, HSBC has quite literally purchased a get-out-of-jail-free card for its employees for the price of $1.92 billion dollars.” Read more...
State and federal authorities decided against indicting HSBC in a money-laundering case over concerns that criminal charges could jeopardize one of the world’s largest banks and ultimately destabilize the global financial system. Read more...
The New York Times reports that the Justice Department has identified potential criminal wrongdoing at the center of the LIBOR scandal. One of the officials tells the Times they expect to file charges against at least one bank later this year, Read more...