The U.S. Justice Department has subpoenaed several large firms and agencies as part of an investigation to determine whether Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. misled investors before its Sept. 15 bankruptcy filing, according to the Stamford Advocate.

Those subpoenaed include Lehman, its auditor Ernst & Young, Barclays PLC, the New Jersey Division of Investments, Putnam Investments, BlackRock Inc., American International Group and C.V. Starr & Co.

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