November 20, 2013 |
NEW YORK - Benjamin Wagner, the top federal prosecutor in Sacramento, has been nothing less than a thorn in the side of JPMorgan Chase & Co. His office's investigations into the bank's toxic mortgage investments played a key role in the U.S. Justice Department's landmark $13-billion civil settlement with the nation's biggest bank. His prosecutors are continuing a parallel criminal probe which could prove even more worrisome for the New York financial giant. But for Wagner, JPMorgan is not just some far-away, faceless Wall Street behemoth.
September 21, 2000 |
Chase Manhattan Corp. will pay at least $22.2 million to settle consumer lawsuits alleging that credit card customers were charged extra interest and late fees even when monthly payments arrived on time. Chase Manhattan Bank, the country's No. 2 bank, will reimburse credit card holders for some charges and give them a grace period before charging late fees on payments as part of the settlement reached last month, said Britton D. Monts, a Dallas lawyer representing consumers.