Tag: FDIC

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Reuters: FBI Probes FDIC Hack Linked to China’s Military

(Reuters) — The FBI is investigating how hackers infiltrated computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for several years beginning in 2010 in a breach senior FDIC officials believe was sponsored by China’s military, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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GOP Rep Grills Chairman, Suggests FDIC Targeting Gun Sellers

On July 13 Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH-4) questioned Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Martin Gruenberg and suggested the application of “high risk” categorization to gun sellers screams Operation Choke Point.

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FDIC Chairman in Hot Seat Over Operation Choke Point

Tuesday’s subcommittee hearing on Operation Choke Point is likely to be just the beginning of even stronger efforts by members of Congress to call executive agencies to account for their ongoing abuses of power as part of Operation Choke Point. Whether Congress will choose to exercise its constitutional authority and fire out-of-control executive bureaucrats as a first step in reasserting its legitimate powers remains to be seen.