69. Goldman Sachs 2014 ($1,200 million)

In August 2014, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced a US$1.2 billion deal with Goldman Sachs to resolve allegations that the bank failed to properly disclose the risks on mortgage bonds sold to government-backed housing finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the 2008 economic crisis.

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