Goldman Sachs Above the Law
James Hall, Contributor
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
No doubt, the chief crook on Wall Street is virtually immune from any law that brings lesser mortals to their knees. The latest outrage summed up nicely in "Relieve Goldman Sachs of Their Legal Exposure", passes with little notice in the establishment media.
Goldman Sachs got a rare 'reverse Wells notice' from the SEC, when they were told that a mortgage-backed securities deal which they earlier heard they would face prosecution for would not net them any civil enforcement. But that was just the beginning. Later in the day, they learned they would not face any prosecution from the Justice Department for the misdealings brought to light in a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations report a year ago.
In case you have not heard the details, the Eric Holder DoJ of criminal protection and selective prosecution, hit a new low.
In a written statement, the department said it conducted an exhaustive investigation of allegations brought to light by a Senate panel investigating the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
'The department and investigative agencies ultimately concluded that the burden of proof to bring a criminal case could not be met based on the law and facts as they exist at this time,' the department said.CONTINUE: [link to www.activistpost.com]