DoJ plans to file civil charges against S&P Ratings Services, WSJ reports The Department of Justice and state authorities are planning to file civil charges against S&P Ratings Services, which is owned by The McGraw-Hill Companies (MHP), related to the agency's rating of mortgage bonds before the 2008 financial crisis, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites people familiar with the matter. The report says the charges are expected to be filed this week and come as after settlement talks between S&P and the Justice Department broke down. Shares of McGraw-Hill are currently trading down 97c, or 1.66%, to $57.37. Reference Link
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