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Maurice Greenberg puts U.S. handling of AIG bailout on trial
Maurice Greenberg puts U.S. handling of AIG bailout on trial

Maurice R. Greenberg, the ousted chief executive of American International Group Inc., was practically laughed out of New York for claiming that he and other shareholders were shortchanged by the U.S. government's $182-billion bailout of AIG. No one's laughing now. In an obscure courthouse here, normally the domain of aggrieved government contractors and Native American tribes, the billionaire financier is leading a crusade against the government's handling of the financial crisis that seems as unlikely as it does brazen. Over government objections and dismissal motions, the trial is steamrolling forward, wringing testimony from such A-list officials as former Treasury...

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