Editor’s Note: An important republish from 2010. As we learned in subsequent months, Repo-105s were not just for Lehman. Bank of America and Citigroup were fans of fruadulently lying about financials at the end of every quarter, too.
Video – Eliot Spitzer with Dylan Ratigan
Repo 105 transactions are detailed. Handcuffs, and jail sentences are recommended.
The spectacular fall of Lehman CEO Erin Callan…
August 7, 2012
A Russian state prosecutor asked a Moscow court on Tuesday to impose three-year jail sentences on three women from the Pussy Riot punk band who performed a “punk prayer” in a church.
“The actions of the accomplices clearly show religious hatred and enmity,” state prosecutor Alexei Nikiforov said in closing arguments. “Using swear words in a church is an abuse of God.
Maria Alyokhina, 24, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, and Yekaterina [...]
The end of the Supreme Court term is quickly approaching. Along with landmark decisions about the health reform law and Arizona’s controversial immigration law, there are interesting cases having to do with the FCC, obscenities on television, jail sentences for minors and people who lie about receiving the medal of honor.
Here’s what to look out for between now and the final decisions being handed down before the end of the month:
Fleeting expletives and [...]
Today the court is handing down decisions, possibly in the Arizona Immigration Law case.
Make your Prediction on:
1. Az Immigration law
2a. Heathcare Mandate
2b. Heathcare Servability
3. Stolen Valor Act
The end of the Supreme Court term is quickly approaching. Along with landmark decisions about the health reform law and Arizona’s controversial immigration law, there are interesting cases having to do with the FCC, obscenities on television, jail sentences for minors and people who lie about receiving [...]
Independent media, rights advocates, and activists hand Bush & associates a well-deserved conviction. Next, we must organize to hand them a well-deserved penalty – economic sanctions.
May 16, 2012
In a historic ruling handed down by the Kuala Lumpur (KL) War Crimes Tribunal in Malaysia this week, former-US President George W. Bush was found guilty of war crimes along with his associates, Richard Cheney, former U.S. Vice President, Donald Rumsfeld, former Defense Secretary, [...]
uri Shevchenko, a retired doctor and health minister, never imagined he would be fighting a $1m Russian lawsuit that would see his bank accounts frozen, his grown son forced to move back home and travel restrictions imposed on him so he could not travel abroad for cancer treatment.
He also never imagined that the claimant in the suit would be a woman with such deep connections to the Russian patriarch.