Posted by Larry Doyle on August 11th, 2014 9:38 AM |
If we thought that our nation’s top financial cops had embraced the mantel of truly protecting the public interest, a recent story put forth by CNBC gives us serious reason to pause in that assessment.
This story addresses a leak inside the commission and generates far more questions than answers as to what is really going on inside the offices of the SEC.
Let’s navigate, review, and critique how the SEC Probes Its Own Leak But Can’t Find Culprit:
The inspector general of the Securities and Exchange Commission conducted an intensive, months-long dragnet in 2013 and 2014 involving phone, email and security searches to determine who inside the agency allegedly leaked information to the media about a closed commission meeting discussing the massive JPMorgan “London Whale” settlement, CNBC has learned.