Confused Why Goldman Will Face No Criminal Charges? Here’s Why

Tyler Durden ZeroHedge 8/9/2012

Yesterday, in a brief but informative post, we asked and answered a simple question: “Confused Why So Many Foreign Banks Are Suddenly Being Charged By The US? Here’s Why.” Naturally, the reference was to such foreign banks as Standard Chartered, Barclays and HSBC (but not UBS and Credit Suisse) which have […]

HSBC maintained ties with one of bin Laden’s chief jihad bankrollers

Robert Spencer Jihad Watch 7/17/2012

Global finance completely compromised. “Report Shows How HSBC Maintained Its Ties With One Of Osama Bin Laden’s Key Benefactors,” by Linette Lopez for Business Insider, July 17 (thanks to Twostellas):

Yesterday, the Senate released a report on HSBC’s ties to the darkest actors in global finance. Today, the details of […]

IRS examining claim of HSBC whistleblower

WND series prompted authorities, Senate report confirms massive fraud

WorldNetDaily 7/23/2012

As U.S. senators digest a sharply critical committee report confirming massive international money laundering by global banking giant HSBC, the Internal Revenue Service is acknowledging receipt of a whistleblower claim from a former employee of the bank who presented 1,000 pages of evidence to […]

Dem. Chair Invested in Swiss Banks, Foreign Drug Companies, and the State Bank of India

The hypocrisy, though, is clear: The Democrats, as well as President Obama, hope to paint Romney as an out of touch man for holding money in overseas bank accounts, when in reality their own chairman, Wasserman Schultz, had overseas investments…[and refuses] to disclose her own tax returns…


Daniel Halper The Weekly Standard […]

Charles Rangel said he’d never heard of big bank donor

James Hohmann & Jonathan Allen 2/27/2010

Rep. Charlie Rangel swears he doesn’t know his own donors.

HSBC Bank’s political action committee has given the New York Democrat at least $28,000 in the last decade, according to federal campaign finance records.

But Rangel told House ethics investigators in November that he had never heard of […]