Eric Holder


  • NEW YORK, March 20- A U.S. judge signed off on Toyota Motor Corp's $1.2 billion settlement of criminal charges that it concealed safety problems in its vehicles, an accord that could serve as a model for a similar probe into General Motors Co..

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, March 19- Toyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe in to safety issues, in a deal that could serve as a template for how U.S. authorities approach a similar investigation into General Motors Co..

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, March 19- Toyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal investigation into safety issues, the largest such penalty ever levied by U.S. authorities on an auto company.

  • 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.

  • March 19- The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement of more than $1 billion with automaker Toyota Motor Corp, stemming from its handling of consumer complaints over unintended vehicle acceleration, a person briefed on the matter said.

  • *Barra learned of ignition-switch issue two weeks after becoming CEO. DETROIT, March 10- In her first big test as General Motors Co's chief executive, Mary Barra has taken a hands-on approach behind the scenes in directing the automaker's response to ignition-switch problems that have been linked to 13 deaths. Most of the affected vehicles are in North America.

  • DETROIT, March 10- General Motors Co said on Monday that the team conducting a probe of the company's ignition-switch recall linked to 13 deaths is being led by the lawyer who investigated Lehman Brothers after the financial services firm collapsed in 2008..

  • NEW YORK, March 7- A New York businessman must face criminal fraud charges for trying to claim a billion-dollar stake in social media company Facebook Inc, a federal judge ruled on Friday. Paul Ceglia, 40, is accused of forging a 2003 contract with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that supposedly entitled him to part ownership of the company.

  • 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.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder, citing the recent massive data theft at retailer Target Corp, urged Congress on Monday to enact a national standard for notifying consumers about such breaches.

  • US to let banks do business with licensed pot shops Saturday, 15 Feb 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encouraging U.S. states that are experimenting with legalization of the drug.

  • US to approve banking service for weed businesses Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    The U.S. government will soon issue regulations opening banking services to state-sanctioned marijuana businesses despite being illegal federally.

  • Gas prices below $3?! Boldest predictions for 2014 Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Our anchors, reporters and editors make their boldest predictions yet to keep you apprised of what may be in store in the year ahead.

  • CEO in cuffs?: 2014 Wall Street crime predictions Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 12:09 AM ET

    With the markets and the economy rebounding and the tide rising, will white collar watchdogs get a rest in 2014?

  • White House to help broke Detroit demolish buildings Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 10:43 AM ET
    Ruins at the abandoned Packard Automotive Plant are seen in Detroit, Michigan.

    The Obama administration proposed a $300 million aid package to help Detroit demolish buildings, improvement transportation and bolster the police.

  • JPMorgan's settlement talks     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon met on Thursday to work out a solution to legal issues surrounding the bank's mortgage-backed securities. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports there was progress at this morning's meeting.

  • JPMorgan's Dimon meets with AG Holder     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon met with Attorney General Eric Holder. They discussed a possible settlement of $11 billion.

  • AG Holder address meeting with JPM's Dimon     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder takes a few questions about his meeting today with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon. CNBC's Kate Kelly has an update.