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Barclays, RBS Settlements With U.S. Probed by Sen. Warren

Aug. 20, 2019, 2:57 PM

Sen. Elizabeth Warren asks Attorney General William Barr for information about Justice Dept settlements with Barclays Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland following the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, also writes U.S. Attorneys’ Offices for Massachusetts and the Eastern District of N.Y. on the matter, statement from her office says
  • Warren cites ProPublica report that lawyers for the banks used “access to the top echelons of the Trump DOJ” to reduce fines

Link to the letter to Barr

Link to the letter to U.S. Attorneys

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