62Dec 19, 2012
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $1.5 billion settlement against a Japanese subsidiary of UBS financial services. The Justice Department found that traders at the company had been ...
1,313Nov 15, 2012
BP Oil Spill Settlement
Justice Department and other law enforcement officials held a press conference in New Orleans regarding new criminal charges and a settlement in the BP oil spill. Attorney General Holder ...
526May 2, 2012
Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that 107 doctors, nurses and other health care providers from seven different states have been ...
2,201Mar 9, 2012
Consumer Protection Summit
Attorney General Holder and other officials gave an overview of the Justice Department’s approach to consumer fraud cases. This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer ...
539Nov 1, 2011
International Organized Crime
Witnesses testified about the increase of international organized crime, money laundering, and terrorist financing. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer renewed his apology over the ...
173Sep 7, 2011
Eric Holder and Kathleen Sebelius announced the results of their Medicare fraud strike force. They worked with the FBI to change nearly 100 doctors, nurses and health care workers with fraud.
211May 25, 2011
Jurisdiction Over Government Employees and Contractors Abroad
Witnesses testified about proposed legislation that would expand the ability to prosecute government contractors and employees for crimes committed overseas. In their remarks the talked about ...
316Aug 26, 2010
Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit
Following remarks by federal officials, health care and law enforcement agents spoke about preventing health care fraud. Among the issues they addressed were developing effective law ...
2,359May 4, 2010
Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud
Legal experts testified about potential legal means to prosecute Wall Street brokers for fraud when they act against the interests of clients. Following their testimony, Assistant Attorney ...
1,855Jan 14, 2010
Causes of 2008 Financial Collapse, Day 2, Federal Officials
Obama administration officials testified about the 2008 financial crisis and the federal response to the crisis. Among the issues they addressed were lapses in financial market regulation, ...
614Jul 9, 2009
Mexican Drug Cartels
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials testified about efforts by the U.S. and Mexico to disrupt and dismantle Mexican drug cartels. They also spoke about levels of violence between law ...
18,040Feb 13, 2008
Performance-Enhancing Drug Use in Baseball
In a contentious hearing on the use of performance-enhancing drugs by Major League baseball players, Brian McNamee testified that he had injected Roger Clemens and others with human growth hormones ...
36Nov 7, 1997
Campaign Finance Investigation Day 4
Committee members continued the investigation into campaign fund-raising abuses in the last election. They heard testimony from several current White House counsels. The witnesses ...
23Oct 29, 1997
Campaign Finance Investigation Day 27
Committee members continued the investigation into campaign fund-raising abuses in the last election. Mr. Jenrette testified about fund-raising calls he received from Vice President Gore ...