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Elizabeth Warren: Bust banks that launder drug money

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday demanded answers from top banking regulators over the possibility of shuttering financial firms that flout federal anti-money laundering laws or violate international trade sanctions. 'If you're caught with an ounce of cocaine, the chances are good you go to jail. If you're caught repeatedly, you can go to jail for life,' Warren told regulators during a Senate Banking Committee hearing. 'Incidentally, if you launder nearly a billion dollars in drug money, your company pays a fine and you go home and sleep in your own bed at night.'

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Another crock handed the American people.... like ... by Dennis Kaiser on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 2:40:11 PM
I've never liked Holder, but the reality is that h... by foggygoggles on Sunday, Mar 10, 2013 at 4:21:30 PM
Hopefully she will survive.  Eliott Spitzer h... by Dennis Kaiser on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 2:44:14 PM
Memo to Warren:The banks run the US Gov and the US... by Textynn N on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 4:27:11 PM
Once a certain number of people point out the empe... by Richard Pietrasz on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 6:11:17 PM
I agree, Warren can't do squat because we (USA gov... by Deborah Dills on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 10:03:56 PM
They have legislators bought and paid for... Maybe... by Dennis Kaiser on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 7:28:08 AM
The CIA is part of this drug trafficing:click here... by Deborah Dills on Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 9:58:44 PM
I do believe that the USA has started covert, over... by Jim Reinhart on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 11:14:35 AM
Does she realize about what I wrote in my comment ... by Guglielmo Tell on Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 11:36:45 AM
if the dozen or so senators with integrity could p... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 12:50:54 PM
Face the reality. Holder is horrible, I think... by Rob Kall on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 1:28:49 PM
that a workable alternative to lesser evils exists... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 11:47:09 PM
Sometimes, when you least expect it, a lawyer deci... by Richard Pietrasz on Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 3:11:14 AM
  Elizabeth Warren : Bust banks that laund... by Georga Grivois on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 2:24:41 PM
the Bush crime family is at the heart of the crimi... by intotheabyss on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 2:44:50 PM
The Bush crime family has been the source of every... by Deborah Dills on Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:15:14 PM
Is it any wonder why Congress is so corrupt and de... by Mrt Baggins on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 2:50:20 PM
self pity.... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 at 11:59:56 PM
Only a woman would talk this kind of sense. No ban... by Simon Leigh on Sunday, Mar 10, 2013 at 1:32:20 PM
It ´s not that the problem are a few banks and th... by Guglielmo Tell on Sunday, Mar 10, 2013 at 5:55:01 PM
 ...end of problem.Honestly, she thinks the U... by Jill Herendeen on Sunday, Mar 10, 2013 at 8:16:09 PM