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SEC Reviewing Merrill Bonuses; Report: Spain to Press Torture Case; IG Faults Tax Refund Oversight

POSTED: 09:32 AM ET, 04/14/2009 by Amanda Zamora

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SEC Reviewing Merrill Bonuses »The Securities and Exchange Commission is reviewing whether Bank of America broke the law by failing to disclose bonuses it was planning to pay Merrill Lynch employees before buying the Wall Street investment bank last year. — Washington Post

Report: Spain to Press Torture Case » According to a report published yesterday in The Daily Beast, Spanish prosecutors have decided to press forward with a criminal investigation targeting former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and five top associates over their role in the torture of five Spanish citizens held at Guantánamo.

IG Faults Tax Refund Oversight » The Internal Revenue Service must improve how it monitors frozen tax refunds to prevent individuals from fraudulently receiving refunds and payments from the 2008 stimulus, according to a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. — GovernmentExecutive

Turnover Hampers Ethics Panel » For the past eight months, the House ethics committee has been without its top staffer and chief counsel, a vacancy that comes as the panel struggles to forge ahead on investigations of high-profile Democrats, including one inquiry into the finances of Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.) and another into Congressional ties of the now-defunct PMA Group. — Politico

NY Pension Deals Scrutinized » New York State prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission are reportedly investigating whether the Carlyle Group, one of the nation's largest and most politically connected private equity firms, made millions of dollars in improper payments to intermediaries in exchange for investments from New York's state pension fund. — New York Times

After the jump...

» Judges rule Franken winner; Coleman to appeal (StarTribune)
» Media camp out at courthouse for Blagojevich (ChicagoTribune)
» Blago Investigators Take Closer Look at Rep. Jackson (NYT)
» Investors press to force Madoff bankruptcy (Reuters)
» Treasury to Tap Fannie Mae Chief to Run Bailout (WaPo)
» Infomercial fraud trial begins in federal court (AP)
» Sutton stands by controversial prosecution (SA Express-News)
» DHS finds officials compromised airport security test (NextGov)
» OSHA to Fire Worker on Paid Leave Since Mid-2007 (WaPo)
» Report: U.N. spent U.S. funds on shoddy projects (USAT)

By Amanda Zamora |  April 14, 2009; 9:32 AM ET The Daily Read
Previous: Shortfalls Unraveled Stevens's Case; TARP Panel Probes Fee Hikes; State Cuts Delay Disability Benefits | Next: Blagojevich Pleads Not Guilty to Corruption Charges


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