quinta-feira, 20 de maio de 2010

"Silencing the Whistleblowers": How Will Financial Reform Prevent Another Crash if Banks Subvert Their Warning Systems?

A two-part investigative series called "Silencing the Whistleblowers" reports that when fraud investigators working within big banks tried to warn their superiors of shady practices, they were not only ignored, but frequently harassed, demoted or even fired. We speak to the article’s author, journalist Michael Hudson, and one of the whistleblowers profiled in the article, Ed Parker, the former head of mortgage fraud investigation at Ameriquest.