Eliot Spitzer

The Persecution of Hank Greenberg

Feature: New York's case against Hank Greenberg embodies Eliot Spitzer's failed legacy

Hank GreenbergEarlier this month in New York City, a 91-year-old man who fought on Normandy beach during World War II and later fought in the Korean War was dragged into a courtroom and drilled with questions for five days by a team of government-paid prosecutors. There are no witnesses to testify against him, and no claim of damages. The government's ultimate objective is to bar the man from working in the securities industry, though it also hopes to force him to forfeit bonuses that he earned nearly two decades ago. The case has been in the works for 11 years. Initially nine charges were filed, but now only two remain. The trial is expected to last into next year.

The President’s Billionaire Playboy Bundler

James Chanos, master short seller with ties to Spitzer call girl, raises $650k for Obama

One of President Barack Obama’s major fundraisers made his fortune profiting on the demise of a variety of industries and has ties to the prostitute who brought down former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer.