Bankster Crime

Exposing Fraud in the Banking System

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BanksterCrime: By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Exactly how long is it going to take federal banking regulators to figure out that “move fast and break things” – the business model of Silicon Valley financial technology (fintech) startups and their voracious…

After Weeks of Howling by MAGA Republicans for the Chair of the FDIC “to Resign,” a Democrat Delivers the Decisive Stab in the Back HNewsWire: By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Senator Sherrod Brown (left); Outgoing FDIC Chair Martin Gruenberg (right)…

Smoke and Mirrors. FDIC Scheme–Smoke and Mirrors. FDIC Scheme–a Key Driver of the Failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank Were Their Over Reliance on Uninsured Deposits

BanksterCrime: By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: Today, the U.S. Senate Banking Committee will call federal banking regulators before it to testify at a hearing at 10 a.m. The underlying theme will be why these regulators were caught napping when the…

Sexual Harassment at FDIC, Banking Rules Have Changed–America’s “Moral Authority”? What Does That Even Mean Anymore?

BanksterCrime: By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) Last Tuesday the U.S. Senate Banking Committee convened for a hearing to take testimony from the key federal banking regulators – ostensibly to get more clarity on why the second,…

Another FDIC-Insured Bank Is Teetering, Closing at 27-1/2 Cents Yesterday, Down 96 Percent in a Year

BanksterCrime: By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: September 14, 2023 ~ There may be a lesson here: don’t put the word “Republic” in the name of your bank; don’t hold a lot of uninsured deposits; and don’t have wads of unrealized losses…

FDIC Releases a New Problem Bank List: It’s an Exercise in Fantasy

BanksterCrime:: By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: Last Thursday, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released its Quarterly Banking Profile for the quarter ending June 30, 2023. The report includes the FDIC’s Problem Bank List. While the actual names of the…

Another US Bank Collapses: Heartland Tri-State Bank Closed

BanksterCrime: Heartland Tri-State Bank has become the latest bank in the U.S. to fail. The Kansas banking regulator closed the bank and appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as the receiver on Friday. Regulator Shuts Down Heartland Tri-State Bank…

Financial and Banking Cover-ups

The most heinous example of a bribe in the Bible is the thirty pieces of silver that Judas received to betraythe Lord Jesus. A direct result of Judas’s treachery was that Jesus was arrested and crucified. Eventually, even Judas realized that his acceptance…

First bank failure since 2017 is a wake-up call

Why is the love of money a root of all kinds of evil? To help us answer this, we must look at the passage in its greater context. Near the end of the letter (1 Timothy 6:2–10), Paul is exhorting…