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DoJ Lawsuit 'Continuation of Abusive Actions' by Government - Quicken Loans

Quicken Loans Communications Vice President Aaron Emerson stated that the US Department of Justice lawsuit alleging Quicken Loans originated and underwrote mortgages in violation of US federal laws represents a continuation of the three-year US government assault on the organization.

Americans Steal Retirement Payments of Deceased Relatives

Specialists from the US Department of Justice and Social Security Administration say that some US citizens fraudulently hide the deaths of family members in order to continue receiving their Social Security retirement payments.

US Attorney General Eric Holder Officially Steps Down

Eric Holder officially stepped down from his position as head of the US Department of Justice.

Atty. Gen. Eric Holder says farewell at Justice Department

Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., in a farewell speech on his last day at the Justice Department, said that the department’s political independence had been restored and that the argument over trying terrorists in civilian courts had been won.

Eric Holder's Long Goodbye

Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., who's led the U.S. Justice Department since 2009, said farewell on Friday to staff in an address from the Great Hall. "This is my third going away. But I promise it's the last one." He ended his remarks with: "I love you all madly. Thank you." His successor, Loretta Lynch, takes over on Monday.       

Eric Holder: ‘I Think We Can Officially Say Now That Eric Holder Is Free’

Attorney General Eric Holder announced that he was resigning from the Justice Department in September 2014. Six months later, he was still working at the Justice Department, as the Senate stalled on confirming his proposed replacement, Loretta Lynch. The longer Holder waited, the more people in Washington you could find... More »

Eric Holder bids farewell to DOJ after 6-year tenure

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation’s top law enforcement official. Holder was addressing employees at an afternoon ceremony one day after his chosen successor, Loretta … Continue reading ? The post Eric Holder bids farewell to DOJ after 6-year tenure appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Stopping the Comcast–Time Warner Merger Is Only the Start

Credit where it is due: the federal government’s decision to block the merger between Comcast and Time Warner was the right one. In the past, I have criticized the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission for failing to enforce competition laws vigorously enough. Show More Summary

AG Eric Holder Lauds LGBT Triumphs In Goodbye Speech To Justice Department

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Attorney General Eric Holder has left the building. But not before a press conference in which he righteously spiked the ball about the LGBT triumphs seen during his tenure. Moments ago the Department Of Justice joined in on Twitter by posting the above photo. Show More Summary

Comcast & Time Warner Merger is Off — Design News

Amid objections from the Justice Department and the FCC, Comcast dropped its $45.2 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable. "We structured this deal so that if the government didn’t agree, we could walk away,” said CEO Brian Roberts. Comcast Drops Time Warner Cable Bid Amid Opposition [VIDEO] | Bloomberg Comcast drops bid for Time Warner Cable | Crain's New York READ MORE »

Compare And Contrast Prosecution And Sentences Of David Petraeus With Government Whistleblowers

17 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Former CIA director David Petraeus received his sentence yesterday for the sweetheart plea deal he struck with the Justice Department after he was discovered to have leaked highly classified information to his biographer and lover Paula Broadwell. Show More Summary

Federal lawsuit escalates Quicken probe

A three-year battle between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Quicken Loans came to a head yesterday when the department filed a lawsuit alleging the Detroit-based lender violated the False Claims Act by improperly originating and underwriting mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)...

Sale of Horizon Lines’ Hawaii Business Cleared by DOJ

17 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared the sale of Horizon Lines' Hawaii business to The Pasha Group. The post Sale of Horizon Lines’ Hawaii Business Cleared by DOJ appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

FBI Admits Faked Hair Evidence in 95% of Cases

The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000. Show More Summary

Lynch to bring prosecutor’s perspective to Justice Department

WASHINGTON — As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York City and its eastern suburbs. Show More Summary

Comcastic news for free speech

20 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Nation

This broke at Bloomberg and is now being confirmed: In the face of opposition from the Justice Department and the FCC, Comcast is giving up on its proposed $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. This is a great victory for everyone who fought against Comcast’s bid to tighten its stranglehold on the telecommunications infrastructure on […]

Comcast Cuts The Cord On Deal With Time Warner Cable

21 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The Justice Department had raised concerns over the proposed $45.2 billion merger, which would have brought nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof.

Horizon's Hawaii Business Acquisition Cleared by DOJ

Horizon Lines, Inc. reported yesterday that, after a review by the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, Horizon's proposed sales transaction with The

Abbreviated pundit roundup: The GOP's Benghazi obsession, Loretta Lynch is confirmed and more

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

We begin today's roundup with The Courier-Journal's take on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney general: Loretta Lynch made history Thursday by becoming the first African-American woman to lead the U.S. Justice Department as the nation’s attorney general. Her confirmation by the U.S. Show More Summary

David Petraeus Gets 2 Years Probation for Sharing Classified Info With Mistress -- Why Don't Whistleblowers Get Off So Easy?

The Justice Department had previously said that Petraeus acknowledged giving sensitive information to his mistress. Washington (AFP) - Former CIA chief David Petraeus was given two years' probation and fined $100,000 on Thursday forShow More Summary

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