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DoJ launches new task force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud

Joe Mont | July 11, 2018

The Justice Department, empowered by an executive order by President Trump, is creating a new task force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud. The plan was detailed, on Wednesday, in public remarks by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

“The Task Force will focus on combating fraud against consumers—particularly the elderly, service members, and veterans—and corporate fraud that victimizes the general public and the government,” Rosenstein said. He was joined by Acting Director Mick Mulvaney of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Chairman Jay Clayton of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Chairman Joe Simons of the Federal Trade Commission. 

Recently, the Attorney...

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