Citigroup, 4 others fined over lobbyist payments

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 12:39 a.m.

Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch are among five firms that will pay $4.48 million to settle regulatory claims they used funds from municipal and state bond deals to pay lobbyists.

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Business, Pages 21 on 12/28/2012


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