Article: In Money Laundering Cover Up Federal Reserve Withholds 133 Pages About BB&T Releases 1 Page

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In Money Laundering Cover Up Federal Reserve Withholds 133 Pages About BB&T Releases 1 Page

Matthew R. Lee

Inner City Press, 3 May 2019

When BB&T announced a $66 billion proposal to take over Suntrust Bank, which would close a still undisclosed number of branches and extend BB&T disparate lending patterns, many linked it to deregulatory moves in Washington. Then two days after Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard was asked by Inner City Press about the Fed’s lax review of previous mergers, including WSFS on which the Fed still hasn’t ruled on the bank’s withholding of information after rubber stamping the deal, the Fed announced public hearings. But the fix it seems it still in.

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