The Sick State of Banking at RBS

Fines clearly aren't doing the job of taming Royal Bank of Scotland's bad behavior.
The costs keep piling up.

A food company that regularly poisoned people wouldn't expect to stay in business for long. A pharmaceutical company whose drugs made patients sick would be shut down. But a bank that repeatedly rips off its customers? Why, it can just keep paying fines, toss out a "mea culpa" press release, and get back to business as usual -- even when it's 80 percent owned by taxpayers.

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