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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Joining a cry from law enforcement officials concerned about data encryption on Apple's newest operating system, U.S. Apple's new iPhone 6, released this month, and Google's coming update of the Android smartphone have data encryption so sophisticated that only the user may unlock it.

  • Gov't settles with newspaper over seized notes Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Training for Coast Guard criminal investigators will be reviewed as part of a settlement with a Washington newspaper over the 2013 seizure of notes from one of the paper's former reporters.

  • White House: Personnel announcement scheduled     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    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.

  • AG Eric Holder to step down: Report     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    According to NBC's Pete Williams, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has plans to announce later today he will step down, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • US to pay Navajo tribe $554M in landmark settlement Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The Obama administration has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation a record $554 million to settle longstanding claims by America's largest Indian tribe.

  • The accord, resolving claims that date back as far as 50 years and marking the biggest U.S. legal settlement with a single tribe, will be formally signed at a ceremony on Friday in Window Rock, Arizona, the capital of the sprawling Navajo reservation.

  • Holder must send message to Wall Street: Attorney Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    Attorney General Eric Holder must send a message to Wall Street, one attorney told CNBC.

  • Restoring investor confidence     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, addresses shattered investor confidence since the financial crisis in 2008.

  • Holder's Wall Street crackdown     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Discussing Attorney General Eric Holder's aggressive rhetoric on mortgage fraud, with former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, and CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Policing Wall Street     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder is intensifying the language surrounding mortgage fraud settlements. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.

  • AG Holder goes after financial-firm employees     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder pushed back against criticism today regarding criminal convictions of individuals for fraud committed during the financial crisis.

  • In a speech before New York University School of Law, Holder made some of his most extensive comments yet on how the department might better prosecute white-collar crime, proposing larger rewards for Wall Street whistleblowers and more FBI agents with forensic accounting expertise.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- Wall Street whistleblowers who provide U.S. prosecutors with evidence of financial fraud should get larger rewards for their efforts, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to say in a speech on Wednesday, according to a Justice Department official.

  • AG Holder: New rewards for whistleblowers     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder will call for an increase to whistleblower payments, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Obama to delay action on immigration reform Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking at the White House Aug. 28, 2014.

    President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections.

  • DOJ official who led bank mortgage probes to leave Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 4:37 PM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    Tony West, a senior U.S. Justice Department official who oversaw investigations into bank mortgage practices, is leaving.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21- Bank of America Corp has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with U.S. regulators to settle charges that it misled investors into buying troubled mortgage-backed securities. Bank of America said the accord is expected to reduce third-quarter earnings by about $5.3 billion before taxes, or about 43 cents per share after taxes.

  • BofA board backs settlement; announcement soon Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Bank of America branch in New York City

    Bank of America directors are supportive of its proposed $16 billion to $17 billion mortgage-securities settlement, according to someone familiar with the matter.

  • Aug 6- Bank of America Corp is close to a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay more than $16.5 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that the bank and companies it bought sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

  • BofA, DOJ near $17B mortgage-probe settlement Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 5:10 PM ET
    A Bank of American branch office in Oakland, Calif.

    Bank of America and the Justice Department are closing in on a deal to settle mortgage probes that could reach as much as $17 billion.