Will Judge Go Rogue, Reject DOJ Settlement With Big Bank?

There could be a hitch in the Justice Department's controversial decision not to prosecute Europe's largest bank over allegations it laundered money for Mexican drug gangs, rogue states and terrorist money men. To the surprise of some experts, a federal judge has so far refused to sign off on an agreement reached three months ago between federal prosecutors and the Britain-based bank HSBC. Despite what prosecutors said was a mountain of evidence of illicit money transfers, the deal enabled HSBC...Full Story
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