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Standard & Poor's reaches settlements totaling $1.5 billion with the U.S. Justice Department and several U.S. states for inflating ratings on subprime mortgage bonds in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
American commercial bank Silicon Valley Bank is forcibly shut down by regulators for the U.S. state of California, and its assets controlled by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, after the bank failed to raise enough capital and a subsequent bank run occurred. With assets totalling US$209 billion, the bank's closure is the second-largest bank failure in American history.
The U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack issues a report in its final meeting declaring that former President Donald Trump was the "central cause" of the January 6 United States Capitol attack, and recommends that he be referred to the Justice Department for prosecution on at least four criminal charges.
The United States Department of Justice announces that the Swedish-Swiss corporation ABB has acceded to a US$315-million fine for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by extorting the South African state-owned public utility Eskom to secure government contracts from 2014 to 2017.
In the first legal challenge to a state's abortion law since the Supreme Court's June decision to overturn "Roe v. Wade", the Department of Justice (DOJ) files a lawsuit in a federal court against the state of Idaho to block a state law that the DOJ says imposes a "near-absolute ban" on abortion in Idaho.
Global investment bank Credit Suisse agrees to pay a US$475 million fine to U.S. and British authorities after pleading guilty to conspiring wire fraud towards investors, which violated the anti-corruption law of Mozambique regarding bond offerings.
Indonesian police say that loss due to the burning that occurred in Elelim, the capital of Yalimo Regency, Papua, on 29 June was estimated at Rp 324 billion ($22.5 million). There were 34 offices, 126 shops, 115 motorbikes and 4 cars that were burned and 1,137 people have been displaced. The burning was carried out shortly after the Court's decision to order a re-voting without the participation of one of the regent candidates.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is found guilty by the Malaysian High Court and sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment and fined RM210 million (US$47 million). The High Court convicted Najib on all seven counts of abuse of power, money laundering and criminal breach of trust over misappropriating over RM42 million (US$ 10 million) from 1Malaysia Development Berhad's former subsidiary SRC International to his personal bank accounts.
Former United States Department of Justice attorney Jeffrey Wertkin is sentenced to 2½ years in prison for what prosecutors called the DoJ's "most serious" example of public corruption, which involved stealing more than 40 whistleblower fraud cases in 2016 with intentions to sell the secret information to companies under federal investigation.
Goldman Sachs agrees to pay $5.06 billion to settle allegations that it sold packages of shoddy mortgages prior to the global financial crisis.. The U.S. Justice Department settlement includes a $2.385 billion civil penalty, and $1.8 billion for distressed borrowers and communities affected by the housing crisis.
A "spy" computer is found in an office next to Icelandic MP Birgitta Jonsdottir who has been the target in the United States Department of Justice-Twitter case concerning the WikiLeaks website.