in der Tat skurril:
Set up a torrent tracker, get fined, go to jail.
Join a bank, destroy the economy, profit.
The Pirate Bay guys were criminally prosecuted for….violating (largely obsolete) copyright. Almost no one in finance has been held even civilly liable for vastly more economically damaging actions.
On the one hand, we have damages worth maybe (maybe) a few million. On the other, a few trillion.