“Too Big to Fail has become Too Big for Trial.”
“Senator Elizabeth Warren asks federal bank regulators why no banks were taken to trial in the aftermath of the financial crisis.”
Wall Street knowingly broke laws, tanked the economy, and directly harmed millions of ordinary Americans while reaping huge profits, and paying small penalties out of those profits—leaving greed little motivation to change its ways.
“There are district attorneys and United States attorneys out there every day squeezing ordinary citizens on sometimes very thin grounds and taking them to trial in order to make an example, as they put it. I’m really concerned that ‘too big to fail’ has become ‘too big for trial.'”