Judicial Watch • Financial Crisis

Defense Of Corrupt Freddie/Fannie Execs $200 Mil And Growing

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Judicial Watch Sues Federal Reserve Board of Governors for Records Detailing Justification for AIG Bailout

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (No. 1:12-cv-01175)) against the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) seeking records related to…

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Judicial Watch Sues Federal Housing Finance Agency for Fannie/Freddie Documents on Housing Meltdown

Obama Administration Stonewalls Request for Records Regarding FHFA Lawsuit Accusing 17 Financial Institutions of Duping Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Defense Of Corrupt Freddie/Fannie Execs $200 Mil And Growing

As if it weren’t atrocious enough that U.S. taxpayers are on the hook for the monumental bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, they’re also getting squeezed for tens of millions more to cover the legal costs of the corrupt executives who drove the government-run mortgage giants to the ground.…

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Department of Treasury Emails Regarding Barney Frank and the Bailout of OneUnited Bank

The documents, obtained by Judicial Watch in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against Treasury, include correspondence between Frank and Treasury as well as internal Treasury emails referencing attempts by Frank and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), whose husband, Sidney Williams, served on the OneUnited Board of…

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Financial Crisis Investigation

Since 2008, Judicial Watch has actively pursued documents regarding the unprecedented explosion in the size and reach of the government through its use of $24 trillion for “TARP” (Troubled Asset Relief Program) bailouts, “bank rescues” and the Obama administration’s economic “stimulus” plan. The $200 billion taxpayer

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Gingrich Credits Freddie/Fannie For Liquid, Stable Housing Finance System

Weeks after a global news agency revealed Newt Gingrich made upwards of $1.5 million as a Freddie Mac consultant, interesting information continues to surface exposing the former House Speaker’s tight relationship with the scandal-plagued, government-sponsored mortgage giant that triggered the nation’s financial crisis. Gingrich, a Republican presidential

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Judicial Watch Petitions Supreme Court over Fed’s Decision to Withhold Bear Stearns Bailout Documents

Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a petition on October 27, 2011, with the United States Supreme Court on behalf of former Federal Reserve employee Vern McKinley asking the High Court to review a lower court ruling validating the…

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Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing Generous Salaries and Bonuses for Government Finance Agencies Staff Members

Records Show Workers Starting at Twice the Maximum Pay Specified by the Office of Personnel Management Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — October 25, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents revealing

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Judicial Watch Obtains Never-Before-Released Documents from FDIC Regarding Citigroup and Bank of America Bailouts

FDIC Board member cautions Treasury officials during meeting to “avoid ‘selective creativity’ in determining what constitutes systemic risk”; Records released after Court ruled FDIC “has not fulfilled its obligations under FOIA” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — February 24, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public

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JW Appeals Lawsuit against Obama Administration to Obtain Records Detailing Political Contributions by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

The Obama Federal Housing Finance Agency has “full legal custody and control over all of the records of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac”; Fannie and Freddie Records Subject to FOIA Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — February 9, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that…

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Judicial Watch Asks Court to Review Government Documents On Decision to Seize Control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Obama Administration Refuses to Release Key Documents on Bailout Contact Information:Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — January 6, 2011Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a motion on December 17, 2010, with the U.S. District Court for the District


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