Attorney General Eric Holder is leading negotiations for MTN as the South Africa- based telecommunications giant tries to eliminate or reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed against the company's Nigerian subsidiary, the Nigerian Communications Commission said Thursday. Spokesman Tony Ojobo said Holder "is leading MTN's legal team" in negotiations agreed by...
WASHINGTON— The Justice Department should limit the types of cases it brings and more nonviolent criminals should be steered toward probation and away from prison, according to task force recommendations designed to cut the federal inmate count and save more than $5 billion in the coming years. A bipartisan effort to reduce the prison population appears...
Nov 10- Appeals to reform the "culture" of banking, most recently by New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley, amount to an abrogation of responsibility and a counsel of despair. Kicking off a closed-door, yes closed-door, meeting of regulators and bankers on cleaning up finance in New York last week, Dudley argued that "context largely drives conduct"...
Local law enforcement agencies benefit from the DOJ's Asset Forfeiture Program. Here's who gets the most.
A series of meetings at the Justice Department earlier in the week led to the decision by Comcast to drop the deal with Time Warner Cable.
CNBC's David Faber reports Charter Communications is interested in continuing its "halted pursuit" of Time Warner Cable.
AG Eric Holder signed off on the lawsuit against Comcast-TWC, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
With her confirmation, Loretta Lynch will become the first black woman to become the top U.S. law enforcement official.
Federal authorities spent just $1 in probes for every $7.70 they recovered from health-care fraudsters, who remain a persistent, pricy problem.
The Justice Department will continue to pursue anyone that violated the law and contributed to the financial crisis of 2008. New York Times columnist Jim Stewart, shares his view.
Standard & Poor's will pay $1.37 billion to settle charges it improperly rated mortgage backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Standard & Poor's is paying a $1.37 billion settlement on charges it improperly rated mortgage-backed securities. Andrew Stoltmann, says this a "slap on the wrist." Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Company; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.
Federal profiling on the basis of religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation and gender identity will be banned, NBC News reports.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading candidate to replace outgoing Eric Holder as attorney general.
When it comes to turning in bad guys in banking, it's not all about the money.
President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder.
President Obama has announced U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to the process to confirming the next AG.
In announcing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, President Obama outlines his success over his time in office.
President Obama announces U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, saying he has served in the Justice Department for parts of 6 presidential administrations.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce he will step down at an announcement with President Obama at 4:30 this afternoon, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.