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Suit asks why U.S. bailout of AIG wasn't more generous
Suit asks why U.S. bailout of AIG wasn't more generous

The trial pitting a fallen financial titan against an array of former high government luminaries provides a through-the-looking-glass view of the financial credit crisis of 2008 — a view that only makes sense on Wall Street. In the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C., Maurice R. Greenberg, the deposed head of the rescued American International Group Inc., is suing the government on his claim that the taxpayer bailout of the giant insurance company was insufficiently generous. Although his claims were rejected in federal court in New York, he is getting a full-dress trial in the nation's capital, complete with the compelled testimony of former high government...

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