Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bank of America Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Bank of America
Penalty: 
$9,300,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
March 26, 2014
Primary Offense: 
toxic securities abuses
Violation Description: 

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a settlement in cases involving Bank of America, Countrywide Financial, Merrill Lynch concerning alleged violations of federal and state securities laws in connection with private-label, residential mortgage-backed securities purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac between 2005 and 2007.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Housing Finance Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.