To see how the federal government has pursued money-laundering cases against big banks over their dealings with Iran and other countries under US trade sanctions, consider what happened when Barclays and the justice department were required to file reports describing the UK bank’s co-operation under a settlement in 2010.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
NEW YORK governor David Paterson, who repeatedly and defiantly said he would let voters decide if he should run the state, abruptly quit his nascent election bid yesterday amid a stalled agenda, faltering popularity and criticism of his handling of a domestic abuse case involving one of his most trusted aides.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2010
US Federal prosecutors said they will not bring criminal charges against Eliot Spitzer for his role in a prostitution scandal, removing a legal cloud that has surrounded the former New York state governor since his epic downfall eight months ago.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2008
WITH his predecessor’s term doomed by a sex scandal, New York Governor David Paterson came clean about his own skeletons just hours after assuming office by acknowledging he had affairs with several women, including a state employee.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2008
New York governor Eliot Spitzer – known as a crusader against corruption and the “Sheriff of Wall Street” – faced mounting calls for his resignation today after he apologised following reports of his involvement in a worldwide prostitution ring.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2008
A torrential downpour sent water surging through New York’s tube system, highway tunnels and across airport runways, leaving thousands stranded and one big question: How could 3ins of rain bring the country’s largest transport system to a halt?
Thu, 09 Aug, 2007
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer cruised to landslide victories in New York state’s Democratic primary day, turning back long-shot challengers on a night that produced a string of lopsided state-wide contests.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2006
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) yesterday called in securities regulators and the state attorney general Eliot Spitzer to investigate the circumstances that led to a $188m (€147.8m) windfall for Richard Grasso, its former chief executive and chairman.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2004