"After the savings and loans scandal of the 1980's, some 3,500 bankers ended up criminally prosecuted and behind bars. This time around, no one on Wall Street has done jail time.
... the only thing worse than allowing the bankers to get away unscathed is prosecutorial misconduct. There's a world of difference, however, between being meticulous and careful in bringing cases and appearing to do nothing at all when trillions of dollars have been lost and not a soul has been held accountable"
From Bloomberg Businessweek, "Is This Big Fish Worth Catching" about the SEC chasing hedgefund manager Cohen for possible insider trading:
"That doesn't mean the government should stop looking into the misdeeds of the likes of Steve Cohen. But it shouldn't ignore those who did worse."
1 Trillion $ in 100 $ notes, with one person on the left as reference.