Executives from medium and small banks have been successfully prosecuted and sentenced to prison for committing crimes. But not big bank executives, who are purposely insulated from knowing about wrongdoing. Special Inspector General Goldsmith Romero proposes a crime and fraud certification to help fix that problem.
Special Inspector General Goldsmith Romero speaks with CNBC about the proposal
The New York Times profiles SIGTARP's success investigating medium and small banks
Lamar Cox, former chief operating officer and board of directors member of now defunct Tennessee Commerce Bank, was charged with deceiving federal regulators