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Racketeering Charge Against BofA and MERS

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 10th, 2012 5:32 AM |

A little over a year ago I became aware of robo-signing within the mortgage servicing industry and broached the topic that the activity likely rose to a level of racketeering. I aggressively questioned, Did Wall Street Violate the Racketeering Act?

Believing that the activity did likely rise to a level of racketeering, I recommended that attorneys general should pursue institutions involved in these fraudulent and abusive practices with a RICO action.

Well, it appears that somebody is now doing just that with specific focus on  activities that transpired at Bank of America and MERS (Mortgage Electronic Registration System). (more…)

Update: David Slaine Pleads Guilty

Posted by Larry Doyle on February 2nd, 2010 10:02 PM |


Wall Street master of the universe David Slaine has now been reduced to just another in a long line of Wall Street crooks.

God forbid one tries to make an honest living in the financial industry.

I first wrote about Slaine on January 17th. At that point, I wondered whether Slaine’s cover as a government mole in the ongoing insider trading investigation on Wall Street had been blown by The Wall Street Journal. Was somebody trying to out Slaine in order to distract or derail the ongoing investigation?

We may never know. What we do know now is that Slaine had already pled guilty at that point.

Reuters reports today, Ex-NY Fund Manager Slaine Pleads Guilty: >> (more…)

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