Here is a better idea: Goldman should send its CEO and CFO to Greece to visit the park wherein a poor pensioner killed himself because he did not have the means with which to live. Goldman bears a lot of responsibility for the predicament that is Greece. Go to the funeral. Mr. Blankfein, think about your sins and try to cry a few tears for all those lives that you have ruined through your greed and your search for unlimited wealth.
Goldman, Deutsche Bank fail to end U.S. mortgage lawsuits
By Jonathan Stempel - Reuters
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge rejected bids by Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) and Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) to dismiss a federal regulator's lawsuits accusing them of misleading Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) and Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB) into buying billions of dollars of risky mortgage debt.
In separate decisions on Monday, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan said the Federal Housing Finance Agency may pursue fraud claims over some of the banks' representations in offering materials regarding mortgage underwriting standards.
The FHFA had sued over certificates that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, known as government-sponsored enterprises, had bought between September 2005 and October 2007.
Goldman underwrote about $11.1 billion of the certificates, and Deutsche Bank roughly $14.2 billion, the regulator has said.
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