Nov 15, 2013

Feds Pulled Punches, Resources on Crisis-Era Prosecutions: Barofsky

Attorney General Eric Holder has conceded that economic considerations deterred the DOJ from going after big banks. But another reason financial wrongdoers gave gotten off light in recent years is the government's failure to go after them with the aggression it showed during the savings and loan crisis, says Neil Barofsky, a former prosecutor and inspector general of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.