DOJ Says Financial Crime Still Top Challenge

Law360, New York (November 15, 2010, 3:37 PM EST) -- Despite significant progress, cracking down on financial crime remains high on the list of the U.S. Department of Justice’s priorities for improvement, according to a new report from the department's Office of the Inspector General.

Financial fraud continues to affect the economy, and the increased use of computers and the Internet, as well as the international scope of such activities, has exacerbated the challenge of fighting cybercrime, Inspector General Glenn A. Fine said in a memorandum to Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday.

“The need to...
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