Eric Holder


  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Nov 3- Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp will pay a $100 million penalty for selling cars with worse fuel economy than the companies had claimed in what U.S. authorities termed the largest such accord to date. McCarthy said Hyundai and Kia had committed the most egregious violation of the reporting standards, but she declined to...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 16- The head of a U.S. Senate subcommittee raised concerns in a letter on Thursday to the U.S. Attorney General and head of the top U.S. rail regulator about a potential merger between Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd and CSX Corp, and called on them both to fully review the antitrust implications of any such deal. "Given recent concerns about shipping delays...

  • For whistleblowers, SEC money's not enough Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Eric Schneiderman

    When it comes to turning in bad guys in banking, it's not all about the money.

  • *Twitter comments on prohibition from reporting on actual scope of surveillance of Twitter users by the U.S. government. *Says ability to speak restricted by laws that prohibit us from disclosing number of national security letters, FISA court orders received. *Says Twitter's lawsuit lists Eric Holder, attorney general of U.S., DOJ, James Comey, director of FBI, and...

  • 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.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder to resign Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:55 PM ET
    President Barack Obama stands with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. who announced his resignation today, September 25, 2014 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder.

  • No decision on next AG: Javers   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:36 PM ET
    No decision on next AG: Javers

    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.

  • Pres. Obama: Holder's done superb job   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: Holder's done superb job

    In announcing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, President Obama outlines his success over his time in office.

  • President Obama: AG Holder resignation bittersweet   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    President Obama: AG Holder resignation bittersweet

    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.

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

    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
    AG Eric Holder to step down: Report

    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.

  • 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
    Restoring investor confidence

    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
    Holder's Wall Street crackdown

    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
    Policing Wall Street

    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
    AG Holder goes after financial-firm employees

    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.

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

    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.

  • 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.