NY White Collar Panel Aims To Wipe Out Enforcement Hurdles

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 7:48 PM EDT) -- With New York state prosecutors scrambling to effectively target and punish securities and insurance fraudsters and identity thieves, experts expressed hope Friday that the state's newly created White Collar Crime Task Force could quickly chart a course toward stronger enforcement.

Despite being home to the powerful Martin Act, which allows prosecutors to bring civil fraud claims using a favorable standard of proof, and despite a recently beefed-up false claims law that deals with tax dodgers, New York's state-level law enforcement community still feels like it has...
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