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Mueller: I Crippled FBI Effort v. White-Collar Crime, My Successor Will Make it Worse

By William K. Black
(Cross posted at Benzinga.com)

FBI Director Robert Mueller is taking his victory lap as he steps down after 12 years of service.  I have done three articles in a series that explains how the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) conned the FBI into adopting the Tea Party’s mythology about the causes of the crisis – virginal banks beset by ultra-sophisticated fraudulent hairdressers.  The MBA created a faux definition of mortgage fraud under which the bank and its senior officers were always the victims instead of the perpetrators.

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