Reviewing 2019's White Collar Cases And Controversies

Law360 (January 10, 2020, 5:28 PM EST) -- Prosecutions for white collar crime continued to fall in 2019, down 8.5% from last year and down almost 50% from eight years ago.[1] Yet, despite these numbers, white collar criminal cases were at the forefront of the national dialogue last year. From the “Varsity Blues” investigation to the Mueller report, the public was talking about white collar crime more last year than any other in recent memory.

Here is a look back at the most significant cases and trends in white collar crime in the past year and a peek at what to watch for in 2020.

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