It's been well-established that Washington's effort to hold Wall Street accountable for the financial crimes that kicked off the housing crisis have been lackluster. But if they ever hope to turn that around, they will have to act soon.
In some cases, the statute of limitations has already passed. In others, we are getting precariously close the deadline.
Miami foreclosure defense attorneys know that for securities fraud - as well as most other federal offenses - prosecutors have to file their cases within five years, or forever give up the right to pursue those claims.