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Standard & Poor's Civil Lawsuit Press Conference

February 5, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder announces that the Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit against the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Ratings Services alleging that S&P engaged in a scheme to defraud investors in structured financial products known as Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) and Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs).

Press Release: Department of Justice Sues Standard & Poor's for Fraud in Rating Mortgage-Backed Securities in the Years Leading Up to the Financial Crisis

Speech: Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit Against S&P

Speech: Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West Speaks at the Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit Against S&P

Speech: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Stuart F. Delery Speaks at the Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit Against S&P