The hackers targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks in what’s been described as a coordinated cyberattack.
The fund will distribute assets forfeited in the Madoff case. It’s separate from a bankruptcy court proceeding that has recovered money to redistribute to burned Madoff clients.
The bank will pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges and a $350 million civil penalty for what the Treasury Department called “critical and widespread deficiencies” in its programs to prevent money laundering and other suspicious activity.
Niculae Petre, Dorin Husa, Valer Zaharia, and Teodora Zaharia, are accused of stealing customers’ PIN numbers and other financial information.
The settlement announced Tuesday requires JPMorgan to pay $9 billion and provide $4 billion in consumer relief, including principal reductions and other mortgage modifications for homeowners facing foreclosure.
The person said the tentative agreement does not resolve a criminal investigation of the bank’s conduct. It is being handled by federal prosecutors in Sacramento, Calif.
Preet Bharara, the Manhattan U.S. attorney, hinted that the misconduct was not just the work of a couple of rogue traders, but was systemic in a bank that failed to keep adequate watch over its traders.
According to New York’s Attorney General, even while the nation’s economy was collapsing, Bear Stearns was only looking at its own bottom line and was lying to investors.
CEO Jamie Dimon’s original estimate of the loss from the bad trade, disclosed in a surprise conference call with Wall Street analysts in May, was $2 billion.
The executive responsible for trading strategy at JPMorgan Chase, one of the highest-ranking women in Wall Street, on Monday became the first casualty of the bank’s stunning $2 billion loss.
JPMorgan Chase and nearly 40 other companies, some of them also based in the New York City area, have teamed up to try and get veterans back into the workforce.
Two former Credit Suisse traders pleaded guilty to conspiracy and signed cooperation agreements Wednesday in a long-running probe of the federal sub-prime mortgage securities market that was expected to result in more arrests.
According to The Post, David Einhorn and the Mets are on track to close the book on their minority ownership deal by the end of August with a restructured half-loan, half-cash agreement. The catch?
A deal still isn’t done between the Mets and potential minority owner David Einhorn. So what’s taking so long? According to the New York Post, the delay is “because lender JPMorgan Chase is not letting the team structure the deal as a loan.”
According to the Wall Street Journal, attorneys for Irving Picard have informed Mets owners Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz that additional allegations about amounts invested with Bernard Madoff will be added by March 18 if they fail to reach a settlement.