Its not like American needs another billion dollars, right?
In 2014, a federal judge ruled in the case that Bank of America should pay $1.27 billion
in civil penalties and that former Countrywide executive Rebecca
Mairone should pay $1 million after a jury’s findings
of fraud against the bank and Mairone. However, a three-judge panel of the 2nd Circuit appeals court overturned the jury’s findings and tossed out the penalties.
The Department of Justice had until Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up our appeal - instead, they quietly let it fizzle out.
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