The inquiries, still in preliminary stages, will focus on the financial institutions and the individuals that ran them, a senior law enforcement official said.
Officials said the new inquiries brings the number of corporate lenders under investigation over the last year to 26.
Spokesmen for AIG, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac did not immediately return calls for comment Tuesday evening. A Lehman spokesman did not have an immediate comment.
Originally posted by Relentless
reply to post by marg6043
Actually Marg - it's the timing of it that worries me. Why didn't this happen before now? Why didn't they hold off till the "big rescue" was finalized.
Something stinks here, I just can't nail it down.
Some one (or ones) will have to be the sacrificial goat here, and it almost doesn't matter who at this point, but the timing....something is desperately wrong with this picture.