Feds Drop Mortgage Investigations Into Goldman Sachs

In a rare statement late Thursday, the Justice Department said there was "not a viable basis to bring a criminal prosecution" against Goldman or its employees after a Congressional committee asked prosecutors to investigate several mortgage deals at the bank. Federal prosecutors are typically loath to acknowledge the closing of a case, doing so publicly in only a handful of instances over the last several years.

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by Dwight Rousu - Aug. 10, 2012

Strangely missing any references to Goldman Sachs executives ensconced in the Oval Office, and no mention of political contributions by Goldman Sachs, and no mention of lobbying efforts that may have helped make their crimes technically legal.

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