Head Of Obama Fraud Task Force Steps Down

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 4:56 PM EDT) -- Robb Adkins stepped down Friday as the executive director of President Barack Obama’s anti-fraud task force, looking to head into private practice after a decade as a federal prosecutor.

Joining the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force in February 2010, Adkins was instrumental in forging the interagency coalition focused on combating the types of fraud that contributed to the housing collapse and economic crisis.

The U.S. Department of Justice credited the outgoing director with getting a colossal enforcement coalition up and running and said his successor would...
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