People walk next to a Bank of America's branch in New York

 
People walk next to a Bank of America
People walk next to a Bank of America's branch in New York October 24, 2012. The United States filed a fraud lawsuit against Bank of America Corp, accusing it of causing taxpayers more than $1 billion of losses by selling thousands of toxic mortgage loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz