April 12, 2024

Bank robber-turned-TikTok star Russell Manser, who used platform to help victims of abuse, is dead: ‘Rest easy my brother’

Former prison inmate Russell Manser who turned his trauma into a chance to help other abuse survivors has died. Manser had served 23 years in prison in Northern Territory, Queensland and NSW for bank robberies before he turned to TikTok to speak about his trauma as a survivor of sexual abuse. Amassing more than 130,000 […]

Reports: Judge in Trump’s Bank Fraud Trial Receives Bomb Threat

A bomb threat was made at the home of the judge overseeing the Donald Trump bank fraud case in New York, according to multiple reports Thursday. The Daily Beast reports bomb squad members rushed to Justice Arthur F. Engoron’s house on Long Island, citing a reliable source with knowledge of the situation. The source told the

Bowman: West Bank Is Like Jim Crow South and Israel Won’t Have Security Without ‘Palestinian Freedom’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Alex Wagner Tonight,” Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) stated that “We have been saying for so long, we are pro-Israel, pro-Israel’s right to exist, pro-Israel’s right to defend itself and self-determination. But we haven’t been saying the same thing about Palestinians.” And “Israel’s safety and security [are] directly connected to Palestinian

Biden orders top aides to prepare reprimands for violent Israeli settlers in West Bank

Mourners attend the funeral of Palestinians killed during clashes with Israeli settlers as well as during an Israeli army raid. | Nasser Nasser/ AP President Joe Biden directed top officials to prepare visa bans and sanctions for extremist Israeli settlers attacking and displacing Palestinians in the West Bank, according to an internal document read to

Subpoena Update: James Comer Captures Nearly All Hunter Biden’s Bank Records 

Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images Nearly all of Hunter Biden’s bank records subpoenaed by House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-KY) are in the hands of the committee, Comer said Friday. The near conclusion of the subpoena process signals the committee’s next step of requesting the Bidens appear before the committee under oath. Comer subpoenaed the personal and business […]

Federally-funded food bank prioritizes racial minorities. That could violate Civil Rights Act, lawyer claims

A Portland-based food bank that receives millions in government funding says it prioritizes racial and sexual minorities for food and grant distribution, which, according to one lawyer, could violate the Civil Rights Act. The Oregon Food Bank commits to putting minorities at the “center” of its service and has funds set up to specifically support […]

Kudlow on Consumers’ Research Report About Bank of America: ‘The Worst Woke Story I’ve Seen’

“This is the worst woke story I’ve seen,” Fox Business host Larry Kudlow said about Bank of America’s use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics against its own customers. Kudlow made his comments during a Friday interview on his WABC radio show with Breitbart Economics Editor John Carney. The topic of discussion was a Breitbart

Tech glitch allows Bank of Ireland customers to withdraw up to $1K in money they don’t have

Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers rushed to ATMs across the country Tuesday night after a technical glitch allowed them to withdraw up to $1,000 in money they didn’t have in their accounts, according to local reports. Cars lined up outside the Bank of Ireland location in Lisduggan at 10 p.m. where customers were cashing […]

Consumer Advocacy Group Targets Bank of America for Pushing ESG

Stock photo via Getty Advocacy group Consumers’ Research launched its “Bank of UnAmerican” campaign targeting the nation’s second-largest banking institution, Bank of America, over its use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies. As Breitbart News previously reported, ESG policies are a form of leftist activism in financial investing that has become the latest vector to influence the

Kentucky bank mass shooter planned out attack and intended to livestream, police say

Louisville gunman Connor Sturgeon planned out his massacre ahead of time and intended to livestream the crime, according to authorities. Sturgeon, 25, began a livestream on Instagram and positioned the phone in his shirt pocket to capture the murders, according to police warrants. “Messages and notes from the device were shown to have plans on […]

Louisville bank shooter’s dad says Connor Sturgeon’s brain will be checked for CTE: report

The 25-year-old Louisville banker accused of murdering five colleagues and shooting eight other people before police killed him in a standoff in the lobby of a downtown office building will have his brain checked for signs of an irreversible degenerative brain condition, according to a local report. Connor Sturgeon, an employee of the Old National […]

California’s Dem Senate hopefuls vie for higher ground over Silicon Valley Bank debacle

Rep. Katie Porter leaned on those bonafides to spotlight a bipartisan 2src18 bill that, she argues, carved up landmark Wall Street reforms that were put in place after the last global financial crisis. | Apu Gomes/Getty Images The Democrats vying in California’s already-heated 2src24 Senate contest don’t disagree much on the response to Silicon Valley

Louisville bank shooting 911 audio reveals desperate calls, mother’s warning

Louisville authorities have released 911 calls and radio traffic that reveal the panic Monday as police raced to stop an active shooter at an Old National Bank location downtown in the Kentucky city. The gunman, 25-year-old bank employee Connor Sturgeon, killed four and wounded nine before police shot him dead. One of the wounded victims […]

In the Wake of Bank Collapses, Biden Prepares to Seize Control of All U.S. Dollars

The following content is sponsored by InvestorPlace. Your control of your money is about to be ripped away from you. Biden’s been busy resurrecting a government program that was the brainchild of Obama. His plan cannot be stopped even if he loses the 2src24 election. You are running out of time to protect yourself. The

Report: Silicon Valley Bank Trying to Find Buyer over the Weekend

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) is looking for a buyer after the bank was shuttered by regulators on Friday amid a massive drain of deposits and losses on its securities portfolio, Bloomberg reported. “A transaction might involve selling the company’s assets piecemeal or as a whole, according to a person familiar with the matter,” Bloomberg reported. “The goal is to complete a deal

Silicon Valley Bank Run Drained $42 Billion of Deposits

Philip Pacheco/Bloomberg via Getty Images The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank was caused by a massive run on the bank, with customers initiating withdrawals of $42 billion this week. The bank was placed into Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. receivership on Friday after the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) determined the bank had

Chris Whalen: Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank ‘Goes to the Feet of Jerome Powell’ and Federal Reserve

Chris Whalen, chairman of Whalen Global Advisors, blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVP) in a Friday interview on Forward Guidance with host Jack Farley. The Federal Reserve’s raising of interest rates “rendered the bank insolvent,” Whalen remarked. He said: Rising rates cause book value to go down

Silicon Valley Bank CEO Sold $3.57 Million of Stock Two Weeks Before Bank Collapsed

The CEO of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) sold $3.57 million of company stock just two weeks before the technology sector’s primary financial institution collapsed on Friday, according to federal filings. SVB CEO and President Greg Becker on February 27 sold 12,451 shares of common stock at an average price of $287.42, or $3,578,652.31 in total.

Warren: Congress Needs to Roll Back Trump’s ‘Bank Regulation Reliefs’

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Monday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” claimed it was former President Donald Trump’s “bank regulation reliefs” that needed to be rolled back to protect against more banks collapsing like Silicon Valley Bank last week. Warren said, “The way to understand this crisis is that it has three players. The first is

Silicon Valley Bank Board Included Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Donors 

Several Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) board of directors have donated thousands of dollars or have direct ties to prominent Democrat politicians like Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Federal investigators are now looking into the role the board may have played in the bank’s abrupt collapse, as the board members

Signature Bank Chairman Led ‘Know Your Pronouns’ Seminar

Signature Bank chairman Scott Shay co-hosted a “Know Your Pronouns” company seminar last October, where employees were lectured on how to properly use pronouns such as “Ze” and “Hir.” Video of the seminar, uploaded to Signature Bank’s YouTube page in December, made the rounds on social media over the weekend after regulators took control of the bank

Harvard Prof., Fmr. IMF Economist Rogoff: Bank Issues Not Fixed ‘at All’ and Things Will ‘Break’ Due to High Inflation, Slow China Growth

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Harvard University Economics Professor and former International Monetary Fund Chief Economist Ken Rogoff argued that the issues around banks have not been fixed “at all” because in a world with higher inflation and interest rates and poor growth in China, “we’re in a situation where things are going

Credit Suisse to Borrow up to 50 Billion Swiss Francs from Swiss National Bank  

Credit Suisse announced it would borrow up to 50 billion Swiss francs from the Swiss National Bank in a move to strengthen its liquidity amid dwindling stock prices. Fifty billion Swiss francs is the equivalent of $53.68 billion. Credit Suisse is the country’s second biggest lender. On Wednesday, Credit Suisse’s shares went down as much

Report: Loans to Silicon Valley Bank Insiders Tripled to Record High as Collapse Loomed

Following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, reviews of the company’s internal practices have revealed that loans to insiders tripled to $219 million before the bank failed. Bloomberg reports that last month, Silicon Valley Bank failed as a result of a $42 billion bank run from investors and depositors. The bank’s internal problems have come

Silicon Valley Bank Doubled Down on Far-Left Policies Despite Hundreds of Millions in Losses

In the aftermath of the catastrophic collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), new details have emerged revealing just how much the bank continued to double down on far-left “diversity” policies despite previously suffering losses to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars. As reported by Just The News, the transcript of an investors’ […]

Silicon Valley Bank Is Already Hunting for New Customers

Silicon Valley Bank, which collapsed over the weekend in the second-largest bank crash in American history, says it is “open for business” and soliciting new customers.In a message shared with customers and posted on the bank’s website, CEO Tim Mayopoulos—who was put in charge by federal regulators who seized the bank—urged clients to move their

Pinkerton: Green, Woke, and Now Broke — How SVB Became the 2nd Biggest Bank Failure in U.S. History

Go Woke, Go Bust Oh so woke, oh so green, oh so diverse Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) just went bust. One can go to its website—still up for who knows how much longer—and see that it claims assets of $212 billion. But as they say, the bigger they are, the harder they fall; and SVB makes

Conservatives Point to ‘Bidenflation’ as Cause of Silicon Valley Bank Closure; Gaetz Vows to Stand Against Bailout

Conservatives Point to ‘Bidenflation’ as Cause of Silicon Valley Bank Closure; Gaetz Vows to Stand Against Bailout Justin Sullivan/Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Prominent conservatives throughout politics and media reacted to the sudden closure of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on Friday. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is already standing firm against bailouts for the

Chamber of Commerce Throws Support Behind Biden’s Nominee to Lead ‘Vital Institution’ World Bank

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The United States Chamber of Commerce is applauding President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the World Bank, former Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga. This week, as Breitbart News reported, Biden nominated Banga to lead the World Bank — the first time a credit card executive has been chosen for the spot. In response, executives with

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