DOJ takes step towards individual accountability

The US Department of Justice has finally been embarrassed enough to initiate guidelines for investigating individual actors that have been freely breaking laws behind the veil of corporations. It’s a sad statement that this is a new policy,  but it’s a start in the right direction…

The Justice Department issued a new policy Wednesday that made the prosecution of Wall Street executives involved in financial fraud a major priority, all but acknowledging nagging criticism that powerful corporate figures have escaped criminal charges in favor of giant monetary penalties. Here is a direct video link.

Also see WSJ: Justice Department sets sights on Wall Street executives, for more details.

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