December 16, 2011 The suit alleges that the executives knew their agencies had much more exposure to subprime loans than investors were told.
November 11, 2011 Seven employees were disciplined. But none were dismissed after, an SEC spokesman tells The Washington Post, their performances "before and since the Madoff events" were considered.
July 30, 2010 The billionaire Wyly brothers of Dallas were sued by the SEC on massive fraud charges.
June 16, 2010 SEC charges fraud by one-time mortgage mogul.
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