Stories by William K. Black

William Black is the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One and an associate professor of economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He spent years working on regulatory policy and fraud prevention as executive director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention, litigation director of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and deputy director of the National Commission on Financial Institution Reform, Recovery and Enforcement, among other positions. subscribe to William K. Black's feed

Posted on: Oct 23, 2011, Source: New Economic Perspectives

Has the struggling financial giant found a way to commit financial suicide and leave taxpayers picking up the bill?

Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: NewDeal 2.0

Now we learn that Geithner told AIG to withhold details from the public about the billions it handed to banks during the crisis.