DOJ Criminal Division Chief Lanny Breuer To Leave Post

Law360, New York (January 23, 2013, 6:33 PM EST) -- Lanny Breuer — whose role as head of the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division pitted him against white collar fraud and corruption in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, as he prosecuted banks involved in the Libor scandal and others — plans to step down, according to Wednesday reports.

Unnamed sources said Breuer's tenure at the DOJ is coming to an end, but it's unclear when his last day will be or what his future plans are, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

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