Fraud Enforcement

A hearing called “The Need for Increased Fraud Enforcement in the Wake of the Economic Downturn” was held on The Fraud… read more

A hearing called “The Need for Increased Fraud Enforcement in the Wake of the Economic Downturn” was held on The Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act introduced by Senators Leahy and Grassley. Witnesses testified about Justice Department prosecution of corporate corruption and fraud, and renewed efforts by law enforcement officials to investigate allegations of corporate malfeasance. They said that there wa renewed commitment to finding fraud in the marketplace, and that they were currently looking into more than 530 cases. Among them wre 38 investigations of name-brand businesses and financial institutions involved in the financial crisis, including American International Group, Countrywide Financial, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. close

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  • Barofsky, Neil M. Special Inspector General Department of the Treasury->Troubled Asset Relief Program
  • Glavin, Rita M. Acting Assistant Atty. General Department of Justice->Criminal Division
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Program ID:
283987-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Mar 3, 2009

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  • Feb 11, 2009 | 6:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2009 | 4:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 16, 2009 | 4:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 17, 2009 | 3:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 02, 2009 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2009 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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