Tough Case

Hirsh, Michael
July 2010
Newsweek;7/12/2010, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p41
The article focuses on Robert Khuzami, director of enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Best known for prosecuting terrorists, he faces the challenge of proving that Goldman Sachs, the investment banking and securities firm, defrauded clients by selling them complex mortgage-backed securities that were secretly fashioned to plummet in value so some investors would profit when the market dropped.


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