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.» Read More
China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. The indictment was the first criminal hacking charge that the United States has filed against specific foreign officials, and follows a steady increase in public criticism and...
WASHINGTON, Nov 19- The U.S. Department of Justice collected a record $24.7 billion in penalties from fraud and other cases in fiscal year 2014, the agency said on Wednesday, as fines against banks for financial misconduct soared. Collections in 2014 were boosted by multi-billion dollar payouts from JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc to resolve claims they...
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading candidate to replace outgoing Eric Holder as attorney general.
WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The top two lawmakers on the U.S. Senate's antitrust panel have written to regulators expressing concerns about AT&T Inc's plans to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, including the impact on three regional sports networks. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mike Lee, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust...
WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Nov 3- Korean carmakers Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp will pay $350 million in penalties to the U.S. government for overstating fuel economy ratings in what officials said on Monday was the biggest settlement of its kind. Monday's settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice and...
WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Nov 3- Korean carmakers Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp will pay $350 million in penalties to the U.S. government for overstating vehicles' fuel economy ratings in what officials said Thursday was the biggest settlement of its kind. Monday's settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of...
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...
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.
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.
The Obama administration has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation a record $554 million to settle longstanding claims by America's largest Indian tribe.
Attorney General Eric Holder must send a message to Wall Street, one attorney told CNBC.
Former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, addresses shattered investor confidence since the financial crisis in 2008.
Discussing Attorney General Eric Holder's aggressive rhetoric on mortgage fraud, with former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, and CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Attorney General Eric Holder is intensifying the language surrounding mortgage fraud settlements. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.
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.