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by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, May 21. Justice Dept. seeks inquiry into whether political...
Rachel Brand is leaving her job at the Justice Department. She's been # 3 there, just below Rod Rosenstein, and would ascend to Rosenstein's...
is the title of this breaking story which went up on the Washington Post web site at 8:43 EDT this evening. Citing law enforcement sources, the article notes in its second graf:
The Justice Department probe began weeks ago and is essentially on a parallel track with the SEC investigation, the sources said. While prosecutors and investigators are focusing on some of the same mortgage-related transactions as the SEC, the sources said, the Justice Department has cast a wider net.
Further down we read
The U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan and the FBI are conducting the criminal probe, which sources said has been underway for weeks. Sources said a decision on whether to file any charges has not been made.