$13B JPMorgan Deal Raises Stakes For DOJ In Criminal Probe

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 7:39 PM EST) -- With prosecutors continuing to investigate JPMorgan Chase & Co. following its record $13 billion mortgage settlement Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has a chance to satisfy the public's Wall Street bloodlust by following up with criminal charges against individual bank executives.

The settlement is the largest in history by a single company related to the financial crisis. JPMorgan has faced an unprecedented level of scrutiny in recent months as it aims to resolve multiple federal and state investigations. The fallout has included a $1 billion...
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