Three additional Secret Service agents quit the force over scandal
President personally briefed on state of the investigation
Questions over whether agents slept with underage girls
Colombian prostitute at the hear of affair has gone into hiding
Says she was eventually paid $225 for the evening
Claims to fear retaliation by the U.S. government
The prostitution scandal which has devastated the Secret Service could be set to spread to the White House.
A senior Republican has urged [...]
The Fast & Furious scandal pot may be reaching the boiling point. Attorney General Eric Holder has maintained he knew nothing about the “gun walking” operation on the southern border that put thousands of high powered weapons into the hands of the Mexican gun cartel and led to the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and increased the mayhem on both sides of the border.
He would have us believe [...]
As numerous experts have pointed out for years, failing to prosecute financial fraud is extending our economic crisis.
This continues to be a key, ongoing story.
For example, the Telegraph reports today:
The EU’s financial watchdog has systemically “sabotaged” investigations and caved into intimidation from countries including France and Italy to cover up fraud, according to a senior official.
And Bloomberg noted on Monday:
The U.S. Securities and [...]
The commission will not back down from demands for information GoldmanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s executives have maintained they do not track, Phil Angelides told the Financial Times.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We have a deep level of questioning about whether weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re getting the straight scoop here and whether Goldman is working with us on information that they surely have,Ã¢â‚¬Â Mr Angelides, chairman of the US Congress-appointed commission.
Meanwhile, separately, new [...]