Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Monday once again refused to give information to a Congressional committee about an alleged leak of U.S. central bank deliberations in the fall of 2012, citing an on-going investigation by the Fed's Inspector General and the Justice Department. In a letter to the leadership of the House Financial Services panel, Yellen said the Fed's inspector general has told her that providing the information might harm the criminal probe and that Justice "shares that concern." "We remain committed to working with the Committee to fulfill its requests with respect to this matter once the Inspector General and Justice inform us that providing access to information will no longer impede their ongoing criminal investigation," Yellen said.
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