Obama's New Fraud Task Force To Span Government

Law360, New York (November 17, 2009, 4:50 PM EST) -- A new interagency financial fraud task force established Tuesday by President Barack Obama will harness governmentwide resources to sharpen the U.S.' ability to hold financial criminals responsible for their crimes, according to the White House.

The task force will include senior-level officials from as many as 25 government agencies, with the U.S. Department of Justice taking the lead and the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Department of the Treasury serving on the steering committee, the White House said in a...
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