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Bankers' Misbehavior Might be a Matter of Culture

Friday, April 24, 2015

Deutsche Bank joins the ranks of banks punished for manipulating interest rates. A new study suggests Wall Street culture might be to blame.

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NYPD Issues Warning After Letter Bomb Intercepted in Germany

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Police in New York City are patrolling Deutsche Bank offices and have issued warnings to area banks after a letter bomb addressed to the company's chief executive was intercepted in Germany

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A History of Concern: Acquittals in Deutsche Bank Blaze Prompt Deeper Questions

Friday, July 08, 2011

More than a year before the fire broke out in the condemned Deutsche Bank building that killed two firefighters, the tragic outcome of ill-fated project had been foreshadowed by officials who questioned the qualifications of the subcontractor hired to take down the structure.

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Years After Deadly Deutsche Bank Blaze, Closure Appears Elusive

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Four years after two firefighters died in a blaze that broke out at the condemned Deutsche Bank Building, the case against a subcontractor and construction workers facing manslaughter charges came to a close Wednesday — yielding one misdemeanor conviction and a flurry of acquittals.

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Company, Worker Acquitted of Manslaughter in Fatal Deutsche Bank Fire

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

A third construction worker and a company have been acquitted of manslaughter in connection with a deadly blaze at the former Deutsche Bank building in Lower Manhattan that killed two firefighters in 2007.

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Financial 411: Government Sues Deutsche Bank

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

The federal government is suing Deutsche Bank, for allegedly lying to the government so it would insure risky mortgages. We'll talk about the on-going investigations into mortgage lending practices.

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Jury Selection Starts in Trial for Firefighters Killed in Deutsche Bank Fire

Monday, March 21, 2011

Jury selection started Monday in the trial of two firefighters killed in the 2007 blaze at the former Deutsche Bank building in Lower Manhattan and a judge estimates the trial will last four months.

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Deutsche Bank Saga Nears End

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Steady progress is being made on the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site. But the demolition of the former Deutsche Bank building, damaged on September 11, 2001, has been plagued by delays, scores of injuries, fatalities and even criminal indictments. Now, with hundreds of millions of dollars spent on its demolition, the removal of the building is near.

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Stucknation: The Sad Saga of 130 Liberty

Monday, November 15, 2010

On September 11th, 2001, when the World Trade Center's South Tower fell, it tore a 15-story gash into the 41-story Deutsche Bank building, letting in the World Trade's  whirlwind of toxic waste and human remains. Diesel tanks that held the fuel for the building's Emergency generator helped feed a fire that flared for days.

Now, almost ten years later, workers are finally dismantling the fifth and fourth floors at 130 Liberty, as the site is now known. Sunlight is finally replacing what was a highrise headstone that cast a shadow over Ground Zero. But the demolition is costing hundreds of millions of dollars and it is not scheduled to be complete until early next year.

The reasons behind the delays and the $400 million (and counting) price tag illustrate the stuck in stucknation

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Demolition Progressing at Former Deutsche Bank Site

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Workmen now have the former Deutsche Bank building, badly damaged on 9/11, down to just four stories. But despite the progress, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has told Lower Manhattan's Community Board 1 that problems with a crane at the site mean that the LMDC would not be finished with clearing the site until sometime early next year.

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