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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 00:24
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/story/2012/07/18/f-vp-pittis-volcker-rule-banks.html

As if banks hadn't stooped low enough and done enough goddamn evil things
already, a US Senate investigation has revealed that HSBC has laundered billions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels.

A friend of mine is fond of saying, "When this kind of stuff happens in Africa, we call it corruption!" Funny how that epithet never seems to get applied to white-collar criminals over here, even when they steal more money than half the states in Africa could ever dream of having at their disposal, eh?

Signpost: cross-streets, Crooks Rd & Corporate Dr