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September 13, 2013

This is a complete list of Wall Street CEOs prosecuted for their role in the financial crisis

Five years after Lehman fell, taking the global economy along with it, a roll call of Wall Street CEOs serving time for their role in the crisis looks something like this:

So, yeah. Zero Wall Street CEOs are in jail. But we did promise you a list:

“1. No one.

“2. LOL.

“3. Wall Street’s lawyers are amazing.

“4. Etc. Etc.

It’s not that federal government tried to prosecute a bunch of them but lost the cases. There were no serious efforts at criminal prosecutions at all.”

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Read full Washington Post Wonkblog post here

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