Justice Department


  • AG Holder Announces Fraud Suit Against S&P  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder announces the Justice Department is filing a civil suit against Standard and Poor's for alleged fraud on mortgage ratings. And, CNBC's David Faber and Scott Cohn, weigh in.

  • Santelli Exchange: DOJ Goes After S&P  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses what worries him about bank liquidity in Mexico, and weighs in on the Justice Department's civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's.

  • S&P Lawyer on DOJ Lawsuit  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel partner, discusses the merits of the Department of Justice's civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's rating agency for alleged ratings fraud.

  • Tuesday's Market Roadmap  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on today's top business stories, including a triple-digit drop in the Dow; Yum Brands earnings; and the Justice Department's suit against Standard & Poor's.

  • U.S. Launches Civil Action Against S&P  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers Partners, provides insight on the expected lawsuit against Standard & Poor's from the Department of Justice for allegedly violating its own standards when rating mortgage bonds before the financial crisis.

  • Fitch on DOJ Suit Against S&P  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 5:21 PM ET

    Fitch has commented on the reported DOJ suit against Standard & Poor's, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Fitch says they have no reason to believe their agency is a target.

  • DOJ Threatens to Sue S&P  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest on the DOJ threatening to sue ratings agency S&P.

  • Justice Dept. Blocks Beer Deal  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest detail on the Justice Department's move to block Anheuser-Busche's purchase of Groupo Modelo. Shares of Constellation Brands are down sharply on the news. Evan Benn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, weighs in.

  • Traders Bid on Constellation Shares  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani tracks the drama from the floor of the NYSE, as shares of Constellation Brands prepares to resume trading.

  • Justice Files Suit Against Anheuser-Busch Buy  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Justice Department is filling suit to block Anheuser-Busche's purchase of Group Modelo. Shares of Constellation Brands were down sharply on the news. CNBC's David Faber, weighs in.

  • Justice Dept. Challenges Anheuser-Bush  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    The Justice Department has filed a suit challenging Anheuser-Busch buy of Grupo Model. Shares of Constellation fell on the news, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche and David Faber.

  • CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the former hedge fund manager pleaded not guilty to insider trader charges.

  • RIG Agrees to Pay $1.4B in Fines & Penalties  Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on Transocean's settlement agreement with the Department of Justice.

  • Dirty Money Crackdown  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 2:43 PM ET

    Banking giant HSBC will pay $1.9 billion in penalties to settle money laundering allegations. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest details, with Lanny Breuer, Department of Justice.

  • Mathew Martoma Expected in Court Today  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    Former hedge fund portfolio manager Matthew Martoma is due in court any minute on charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs & Judge Richard Holwell, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg.

  • Holder on BP: Case Is Not Closed  Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 2:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Attorney General Eric Holder says the criminal investigation regarding BP remains ongoing.

  • BP Pays Record Fine  Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    BP will pay a total of $4.52 billion over five years to resolve charges from the Department of Justice and the SEC, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • BP Agrees to Pay a Record Criminal Fine  Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports BP has resolved its 2010 spill claim with the U.S. Department of Justice for $4 billion.

  • No Huddle Offense: Justice Dept. Sues Bank of America  Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • US Sues Bank of America  Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 12:10 PM ET

    The U.S. is suing Bank of America on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.