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Occupy Justice Department: Foreclosed Homeowners Arrested Protesting U.S. Refusal To Prosecute Big Banks


Owners of foreclosed houses were arrested during a protest outside Justice Department headquarters Monday, where they demonstrated against prosecutors' failure to take legal action against bankers.

Seventeen former homeowners were arrested, according to Washington police. The demonstrators were seized outside the Justice Department building as they sat in groups behind a police barrier, singing protest songs largely invoking language from the Occupy Wall Street. They blocked traffic in front of the Robert F. Kennedy building beginning at 2 p.m. Five hours later,...