Your NPR news source

After the financial crisis, it was hard to make a case stick

SHARE After the financial crisis, it was hard to make a case stick

As the nation was slowly recovering from the financial crisis, the Justice Department had a choice: Go after big banks with criminal cases that could be tough to win or use powerful civil penalties and negotiate settlements? In the last installment of our special series, we'll look at how the government made that decision and why no CEO went to jail. Plus, the sanctions that cut short President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea.

More From This Show