Three years after the federal takeover of American International Group Inc., longtime former Chief Executive Maurice R. "Hank" Greenberg is launching a broad legal assault that paints the government's move as unconstitutional.
Starr International Co., a firm headed by Mr. Greenberg that was AIG's largest shareholder at the time of the 2008 government rescue, filed a lawsuit Monday in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. The action accuses the U.S. government of using the giant insurer as a vehicle to ship cash to AIG's trading partners. The court has jurisdiction in cases involving claims against the federal government.
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