We've been doing a little digging into Joseph Cassano, who until last year ran AIG's financial products unit, known as AIGFP. That's the unit, of course, whose staffers just got $165 million in bonuses despite undertaking those credit default swaps that helped bring the company down. And it was under Cassano that those deals were made.
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As we noted earlier, the FBI and British authorities have lately been probing AIGFP. But it looks like under Cassano, the unit has been in criminal investigators' crosshairs before.