“If it will result in real accountability and real results, no option will be off the table,” California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris told The Times. Above, Harris in May. (Mario Anzuoni, Reuters / May 24, 2011)
By Nathaniel Popper and Alejandro Lazo, Los Angeles Times
July 14, 2011, 5:48 p.m.
Reporting from New York and Los Angeles— California is considering joining New York and Delaware in a wide-ranging investigation into Wall Street’s role in the mortgage meltdown that could lead to criminal charges against financial executives.