Article: Case Sheds Light on Goldman’s Role as Lender in Short Sales

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Case Sheds Light on Goldman’s Role as Lender in Short Sales

Gretchen Morgenson

The New York Times, 29 January 2016

It would be easy to overlook the case against Goldman Sachs filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Jan. 14. It involved a complex piece of Wall Street plumbing, led to a minuscule $15 million fine and came on the same day that Goldman agreed to pay up to $5 billion to settle prosecutors’ claims that it sold faulty mortgage securities to investors.

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