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DOJ and SEC Launch Investigations Into SVB Collapse

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DOJ and SEC Launch Investigations Into SVB Collapse

DOJ and SEC Launch Investigations Into SVB Collapse

DOJ and SEC Launch Investigations , Into SVB Collapse.

Last week, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation shut down Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and made the FDIC its receiver.

Last week, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation shut down Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and made the FDIC its receiver.

NBC News reports that on March 14, the U.S. Justice Department opened an investigation into the bank's demise.

According to two sources with knowledge of the matter, part of the DOJ's probe will seek to determine whether bank executives unloaded any stock ahead of the collapse.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a separate investigation.

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According to the FDIC, SVB's collapse marked the second-biggest on record after Washington Mutual.

According to the FDIC, SVB's collapse marked the second-biggest on record after Washington Mutual.

NBC News reports that on March 12, the FDIC, Federal Reserve and Treasury Department said SVB deposits would be backed in excess of the federally-insured cap of $250,000.

The fall of SVB prompted Signature Bank customers to withdraw over $10 billion in deposits out of fear on March 10, ultimately leading to the bank's collapse as well.

The fall of SVB prompted Signature Bank customers to withdraw over $10 billion in deposits out of fear on March 10, ultimately leading to the bank's collapse as well.

President Biden attempted to reassure the public that America's banking system is safe on March 13.

Thanks to the quick action of my administration over the past few days, Americans can have confidence that the banking system is safe.

, President Joe Biden, via statement.

Your deposits will be there when you need them, President Joe Biden, via statement


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