BUSH FAMILY CONNECTIONS: SILVERADO SAVINGS & LOAN SCANDAL


    "Bush sons’ ventures expose him to scrutiny" 
    Michael K. Frisby 05/17/1992  Austin American-Statesman
    Contains information on a range of the siblings nefarious dealings
    Source:
    http://www.campaignwatch.org/refs3.htm#jk

    "TRUST OR HUSTLE: The Bush Record" David E. Scheim
    Source:
    http://www.campaignwatch.org/more1.htm

    "The S & L Bailout: $32 billion every year for 30 years" by Mark Zepezauer and Arthur Naiman Thirdworldtraveler
    Source
    :
    http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Corporate_Welfare/S&L_Bailout.html

    "The Savings and Loan Scandal and Public Accounting" By Wade Frazier
    An excellent overview of the entire S&L debacle.
    Source:
    http://home1.gte.net/res0k62m/savings.htm

    "Who Watches the Watchers?" Franklin R. Mancuso
    Also contains links to information on the various S&Ls that went belly up.
    Source:
    http://www.netmagic.net/~franklin/SM4.html

    "Bush's Role in Corporate Fraud" By Bill Black and James Galbraith
    Source:
    http://www.scu.edu/ethics/publications/ethicalperspectives/corporatefraud.html

    "Silverado Savings and Loan The Cover Up of a Cover Up"
    Source:
    http://www.netmagic.net/~franklin/SS1.html

    "1980s, USA: Money Laundering for Contras, the Mob and the CIA" By Gary W.Potter, Eastern Kentucky University.
    An extremely good overview not only of the S&L ripoff, but also the criminal connections between banks, money laundering, the Mafia and the CIA
    Source:
    http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue43/articles/mone_laundering_for_contras.htm
    See also:
    http://mediafilter.org/caq/BushFamilyPreys.html

    "Denver International Airport: A monument to the S&L scandal" High Country News -- May 03, 1993 (Vol. 25 No. 9)
    Source:
    http://www.hcn.org/servlets/hcn.Article?article_id=2225

    CIA Proprietaries, CIA Infiltrated or Influenced Organizations, and CIA Contractors by Michael Sweeney Updated 1/15/97
    Source:
    http://www.totse.com/en/politics/central_intelligence_agency/ciaprop1.html

    TRUST OR HUSTLE: The Bush Record David E. Scheim
    Source:
    http://www.campaignwatch.org/more1.htm

    Books
    And for those of you who still read books (remember them?), below is quite a decent reading list.

    Criminal Activity Associated with S&L Failures : A Bibliography

    Black, William, The Incidence and Cost of Fraud and Insider Abuse, Washington, DC: National Commission on Financial Institution Reform, Recovery and Enforcement, Staff Report No. 13, 1993.

    Calavita, Kitty, Pontell, Henry N., and Tillman, Robert H. Big Money Game: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis, Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1997.

    Ettleson, Sherry and Thomas Hilliard, Crime and Punishment in the S&L Industry: The Bush Administration's Anemic War on S&L Fraud, Washington, DC: Public Citizen's Congress Watch, 1990.

    Failed Thrifts: Internal Control Weaknesses Create an Environment Conducive to Fraud, Insider Abuse, and Related Unsafe Practices, Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 1989. T-AFMD-90-4.

    Gup, Benton, Bank Fraud: Exposing the Hidden Threat to Financial Institutions, Rolling Meadows, IL: Bankers Publishing Co., 1990.

    Mayer, Martin, The Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery: The Collapse of the Savings and Loan Industry, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.

    O'Shea, James, The Daisy Chain: How Borrowed Billions Sank a Texas S&L, New York: Pocket Books, 1991.

    Pilzer, Paul Z. and Robert Deitz, Other People's Money: The Inside Story of the S&L Mess, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.

    Pizzo, Stephen, Fricker, Mary and Paul Muolo, Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans, New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 1989.

    The U.S Government's War Against Fraud, Abuse, and Misconduct in Financial Institutions: Winning Some Battles but Losing the War: Twenty-Ninth Report, Washington, DC: U.S. House of Representatives. Committee on Government Operations, Committee Report 101-982, 1990.

    Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, Issues Regarding the Role of Fraud and Other Criminal Misconduct in Causing Failures in the Thrift Industry, Washington, DC: National Commission on Financial Institution Reform, Recovery and Enforcement, Staff Report No. 14, 1993.

    Why S&L Crooks Have Failed to Pay Millions of Dollars in Court-Ordered Restitution: Nineteen Case Studies, Washington, DC: U.S. House of Representatives. Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, Committee Print 102-11, 1992.

    "William Black Tackles the Savings and Loan Debacle," in Unsung Heroes: Federal Execucrats Making a Difference, pp. 22-63 by Norma M. Riccucci, Washington, DC, Georgetown University Press, 1995.

    Wilmsen, Steven K., Silverado: Neil Bush and the Savings and Loan Scandal, Washington, DC: National Press Books, 1991.

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