Back in March, I wrote about the Department of Justice’s Slush Fund.
The Working Group was created within the Justice Department by Eric Holder in 2012 as a means of prosecution and punishment for those perceived to be responsible for the financial crisis of 2008.
At its formation Mr. Holder made the following statement:
Over the past three years, we have been aggressively investigating the causes of the financial crisis. And we have learned that much of the conduct that led to the crisis was unethical, and, in many instances, extremely reckless. We also have learned that behavior that is unethical or reckless may not necessarily be criminal. When we find evidence of criminal wrongdoing, we bring criminal prosecutions. When we don’t, we endeavor to use other tools available to us.Continue Reading