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‘Complex’ investigation into Fred Goodwin and RBS is still rumbling on

  • Former bank boss Fred Goodwin.PA Archive/Press Association Ima

DISGRACED banker Fred Goodwin is still in the cross hairs of investigators – but a decision on whether he will ever be prosecuted is not imminent. 456 more words

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Libor legal battle could threaten validity of thousands of bank settlements at Lloyds

Experts are warning that a Libor-fixing case brought by Mr Hartland’s Wingate Associates against Lloyds could set a legal precedent allowing individuals to revisit settlement agreements that have already cost the banks billions of pounds… 586 more words

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East St. Louis Paid Big Legal Fees to State Senator's Firm

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – A published report says cash-strapped East St. Louis paid state Sen. James Clayborne’s law firm more than $775,000 in its first year as the city’s corporate counsel. 139 more words

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Racist and Proud: Is This What it Means to be Free?

I saw disturbing hashtag on Twitter the other morning.

It said #RacistandProud.

While I applaud the efforts of Governor Haley of South Carolina, the representatives and the legislators such as Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn, who are fighting to take down the Confederate flag, the bottom line is you cannot legislate the hearts of men and women. 900 more words

Melba Pearson

Can't we get a do-over?

Paul Burka apparently came out of retirement — perhaps just briefly — to write this scathing critique for TexasMonthly.com of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. 151 more words

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Can politics drive a no-bill?

Let’s play out a possible drama that’s developing down yonder in Collin County.

The state’s attorney general, Ken Paxton, is being investigated for securities fraud. He admitted to doing something illegal while he was running for AG. 184 more words

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AG Paxton faces possible felony indictment

Do you ever wonder why people vote for political candidates who actually admit to doing something that could get them into serious legal trouble?

How did Texans, therefore, manage to elect a state attorney general — Ken Paxton of McKinney — who had acknowledged he solicited investment clients for a friend without giving the state proper notification? 249 more words

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