When JPMorgan Chase agreed to a settlement now valued at $9 billion with the Department of Justice, for its role in the "subprime" mortgage securities scandal that helped trigger the U.S. financial crisis, most Americans assumed that justice was done.
But they hadn't yet heard of Alayne Fleischmann, a Canadian securities lawyer formerly employed by the bank, who had provided some of the key evidence used in negotiating the settlement. Fleischmann's involvement in the case was a . . .
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