Citi News

Citi Appoints Haider to its Financial Institutions Group in New York

Citi has appointed Jawad Haider as North America head of insurance in its Financial Institutions Group, based in New York. He is starting at Citi effective immediately. Haider has more than 20 years of experience in providing strategic coverage and …

Gun Lobby Seeks Lending Curbs on ‘Gun-Hating’ Banks

The U.S. gun lobby is taking aim at “gun-hating” banks after Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America said they would no longer provide certain banking services to gun-makers, according to industry lobbyists. The attack by Gun Owners of America and …

Citigroup to Pay $158M in Whistleblower Fraud Claim Over Insurance for Mortgages

Citigroup Inc. has agreed to pay $158.3 million to settle U.S. civil claims that it defrauded the government into insuring thousands of risky home loans made by its CitiMortgage unit. Wednesday’s settlement resolves claims under the federal False Claims Act …

Citi Skimped on ID Theft Protection for Data Breach Victims: Reuters

After a massive data breach last month, Citigroup did not offer its hacked clients the same degree of identity-theft protection that many other companies provide, drawing criticism from privacy advocates. Citigroup, which had over 360,000 credit card accounts exposed last …

Allstate Sues Citi, Deutsche Bank Over Mortgage Securities

Allstate Corp. sued Citigroup Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG, accusing the banks of causing losses by hiding the risks on more than $385 million of mortgage securities it bought. Allstate, the largest publicly traded U.S. home and auto insurer, has …