Numbers That Count: Wall Street Justice

1980s-1990s Savings & Loan Crisis: 1,852 S&L bank officials were prosecuted, and 1,072 placed behind bars. Another 2,558 bankers were also jailed, often for offenses which were S&L-linked too.*

2007-08 Financial Crisis, Wall Street Bankers Arrested: 0**

2011 Occupiers Arrested: over 5,000***

Image: cbsnews.com
*Financial Times, Sept. 3, 2009
 **A Blaze of Bright Blue
***Weasel Zippers
PUBLISHED IN OPEDNEWS.COM   12/9/2011
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