Bank Executives

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    February 1, 2012
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    October 12, 2011

    Thomas Wu, Bent Banker Indicted For Taking Bailout After Defrauding Investors

    ​In a case that should resonate with the protesters down in Zuccotti Park, three San Francisco bank officials have been charged with fraud after receiving nearly $300 million in federal bail out money during the Bush era financial crisis. United Commercial Bank CEO Thomas Wu, along with vice ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011
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    April 21, 2010

    U.S. Unveils New $100 Bill — It's All About the Benjamins Blankfeins

    News item: "U.S. Government Unveils New Design for the $100 Note." The U.S. Treasury announced today a redesigned $100 bill, aimed at stopping counterfeiters. We have our own suggested redesign, replacing Ben Franklin with Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.

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    February 4, 2010

    Cuomo Throws Haymaker at Bankers, Ducks Paterson Jab

    State attorney general Andrew Cuomo this morning reached to take the first post-TARP scalp, accusing former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis of pulling a massive fraud on both taxpayers and shareholders. "Egregious and reprehensible" were two of the kinder words Cuomo used in unveiling a civil lawsuit ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009


    Suits on Wall Street can use a little pillow love

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    March 5, 2009

    Cuomo Subpoenas Merrill Lynch Bonus Bandits

    The financial crisis has nearly exhausted our sense of outrage. When we first heard about the ridiculous bonuses Merrill Lynch paid out just before it collapsed into the arms of Bank of America -- which, as BoA is TARP-funded, amounted to a bailout -- we were shocked and angry, but now we just go ar ... More >>

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    January 30, 2009

    Cuomo May Seek Giveback of $4B Merrill Lynch Bonuses

    The saga of the $4 billion in bonuses paid to collapsed Merrill Lynch just got funnier for everyone except the people who received the money. Having subpoenaed ousted Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain (and the head of Bank of America, which took the firm over) about the bonuses, AG Andrew Cuomo is said t ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Thain, Subpoenaed by AG on Bonuses, Sells $25K Table

    Former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain is having a bad week. Having just been thrown off the board of Bank of America, which took Merrill Lynch over, he has received a subpoena from New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who is looking into the billions of dollars in bonuses Merrill paid out as it was ... More >>

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    January 2, 2009

    FDIC Sells IndyMac, Will Share Losses

    The FDIC's work on IndyMac, which it seized in July, has not been in vain! Today it announced that it will sell the troubled lender to IMB HoldCo LLC, a consortium including honchos of Paulson & Co, Dune Capital, and other financial companies, and buyout specialist J. Christopher Flowers. Former Mer ... More >>

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    October 21, 2008
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    October 14, 2008
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    August 22, 2008

    Steamroller Cuomo Squeezes Int'l Banks for Big Bucks

    Andrew Cuomo's threats against major financial institutions are paying off. According to the International Herald Tribune, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and Deutsche Bank have settled with state negotiators and will buy back at least $12.5 billion in auction-rate securities and pay $162.5 million in ... More >>

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    January 8, 2008

    "Frosty the Goldman" and Other Odes to Subprime Profiteers

    This video of protesters greeting Goldman Sachs investment bankers outside of their holiday party may be a week or so old, but the sentiments are timeless. And hearing the lyrics to "Frosty the Goldman" would melt even the coldest heart (unless of course that heart belongs to the bankers who profit ... More >>