US urged to step up prosecution of bank fraud

Obama's leading source of political contributions for his reelection is the finance industry.

    In the five years since the US economy crashed, there have been few corporate convictions, despite public desire for Wall Street to be held accountable.
     
    A former Goldman Sachs director is about to be sentenced for insider trading. Rajat Gupta's trial is rare.

    But many feel not enough is being done to rein in corporate greed.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York.


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