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  • July 14- Citigroup Inc said it agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. government investigation into mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Citigroup said it took a related pre-tax charge of about $3.8 billion in the second quarter. Citigroup's shares were up 3.9 percent at $48.82 in premarket trading on Monday.

  • July 14- Citigroup Inc said it agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. government investigation into mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Citigroup said on Monday it would pay $4.5 billion in cash and provide $2.5 billion in consumer relief. Citigroup's shares were up 1.4 percent at $47.65 before the bell.

  • NEW YORK, July 13- Citigroup agreed to pay $7 billion to resolve a U.S. government investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis in a settlement set to be announced on Monday, sources said.

  • Bank of America has discussed paying about $12 billion to settle the probes, including a portion to help struggling homeowners, while the Justice Department had suggested a $17 billion settlement, sources said.

  • SunTrust in $320M settlement of US mortgage probe Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    SunTrust will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program.

  • July 3- SunTrust Banks Inc, a large U.S. southeast regional bank, will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program designed to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure during the recession.

  • ATHENS, June 25- President Barack Obama's administration will push the U.S. Congress to enact legislation to give European Union citizens the right to sue in the United States if they think their private data has been released or misused, the U.S attorney general said on Wednesday.

  • Is BofA taking a play out of Jamie Dimon's book? Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 6:13 AM ET
    Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America

    Bank of America has asked the U.S. Attorney General to meet with its chief executive officer in an attempt to resolve differences over a mortgage settlement.

  • Sallie Mae settles overcharging claims for $60 mln Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    Sallie Mae has reached a $60 million settlement with the government to resolve allegations that it overcharged military service members.

  • No such thing as 'too big to jail':AG Holder  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder discusses the Department of Justice's belief that no company, no matter how big, is above the law, including the big banks. "No individual or company," he says, "is above the law.

  • AG Holder: No such thing as 'too big to jail'  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javes reports Attorney General Eric Holder has posted a video message on the DOJ's website stating there is no such thing as too big to jail.

  • Stolen identity tax fraud  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    One cybersecurity expert says the more technologically "plugged in" you are, the more vulnerable you are to identity theft. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story.

  • Senators urge DOJ to intervene in GM civil suits Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    General Motors headquarters in Detroit

    Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.

  • Justice Dept. probes high-frequency trading  Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Attorney General Eric Holder's investigation into high-frequency trading.

  • AG puts spotlight on HFT  Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    James Stewart, New York Times columnist, shares his thoughts on the Justice Department's investigation into high-frequency trading to determine if it violates insider trading laws. I think it's going to be difficult to make criminal charges out of this but I welcome the investigation, says Stewart.

  • DOJ investigating HFT  Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder is investigating high-frequency trading to determine if it violates insider trading laws, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Toyota’s $1.2 billion fine a warning for GM Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    Toyota's massive fine for misleading the public and regulators about issues in its vehicles raised questions about another automaker: General Motors.

  • DOJ announces $1 billion plus settlement with Toyota  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest details on an agreement reached between the Justice Department and Toyota over the recall of its autos for unintended acceleration.

  • Attorney General Holder released from hospital  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports US Attorney General Eric Holder has been released from the hospital.

  • AG Holder taken to hospital  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Attorney General Eric Holder was taken to the hospital after experiencing shortness of breath.