Wall Street Can’t Be Trusted to Regulate Itself

Thank the Schneiderman Task Force for Standing Up to Wall Street


First steps are finally being taken to hold one of the Big Banks accountable for its role in causing the economic collapse.

A joint federal and state task force, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, has filed suit against Bear Stearns — now owned by JPMorgan Chase — alleging systemic fraud, deceit and recklessness that ripped off investors and devastated homeowners across the nation.

It’s an excellent, if long delayed, first step. But more must be done.

No Big Bank CEO is too big to jail.

Add your name below to thank Schneiderman and press for further charges against the Big Banks.


We, the undersigned, applaud New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for taking the first step toward holding Wall Street accountable by filing suit against Bear Stearns & Company for its fraud and deceptive practices.

However, for the millions of Americans who, because of Wall Street’s recklessness, lost their savings, their homes, their jobs and their very way of life, this single civil suit against one Big Bank is not enough.

We also urge the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group and other prosecutors to take the next steps: Pursue criminal charges against Bear Stearns and other Big Banks who perpetrated the financial crisis.

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Number Date Name Add a Comment
9381 Mon Sep 09 09:26:30 EDT 2013 Edythe Zimmerman
9380 Thu Sep 05 16:11:07 EDT 2013 Robert Hodge
9379 Mon Jul 15 19:09:33 EDT 2013 Gail Barraco Don't stop there Attorney General Schneidermann! Reduce all mortgages to current market value. The big banks were bailed out on our backs and we were given nothing in return. Make them pay for the damage More....
9378 Sat Jul 13 14:40:52 EDT 2013 June Charles No one is too big to fail. Our president has given us a line of "bull" about how he's for the little guy - he's for big business - just like all of Washington.
9377 Fri Jun 07 14:08:23 EDT 2013 Alana Horowitz Friedman
9376 Fri Jun 07 13:11:57 EDT 2013 Sarah LaMoy
9375 Fri Jun 07 07:38:13 EDT 2013 Yuji Moriki
9374 Sun May 05 14:46:59 EDT 2013 Tammy Bullard Its about time this has been looked at. The greed at other peoples expense is ridiculous. Give us faith in this country again!!!
9373 Fri Apr 26 13:18:26 EDT 2013 Kathleen Kitchen
9372 Mon Apr 22 20:15:02 EDT 2013 Anonymous Corporations must be held accountable for their disregard for damage they cause in there blind persuit of proffit for their shareholders.
9371 Wed Apr 17 21:06:30 EDT 2013 John Sodrel
9370 Fri Mar 15 09:58:02 EDT 2013 Elizabeth LaBue
9369 Sun Mar 10 10:01:06 EDT 2013 Patricia Pafundi We lost 2/3 of our retirement thanks to Citibank's Smith Barney.
9368 Wed Feb 27 05:12:09 EST 2013 Clover Catskill
9366 Fri Feb 15 20:31:42 EST 2013 K. Arnone
9365 Sat Feb 09 22:50:39 EST 2013 Anonymous Thank you!
9364 Mon Feb 04 19:43:48 EST 2013 Anonymous
9363 Sat Feb 02 02:31:52 EST 2013 Linda Jones
9362 Thu Jan 31 19:42:19 EST 2013 Richard Atwater Give Sen Jeff Merkley (D-OR) some credit too, he immediately demanded Holder justify the action.
9361 Mon Jan 28 12:57:16 EST 2013 Catherine Hart
9360 Fri Jan 25 11:35:48 EST 2013 Israel Valdez
9359 Thu Jan 24 19:32:45 EST 2013 Robert Redfield
9358 Thu Jan 24 18:44:56 EST 2013 Anonymous
9357 Thu Jan 24 15:36:17 EST 2013 Elizabeth Field
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