Bloomberg Law
Oct. 28, 2021, 7:50 PM

DOJ Deputy Vows Corporate Crime Crackdown on More People (2)

Chris Strohm
Chris Strohm
Bloomberg News

The Justice Department plans to pursue more individuals involved in white-collar crime, as prosecutors look to roll back the Trump administration’s lighter-touch approach to oversight.

“Accountability starts with the individuals responsible for criminal conduct,” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said in a speech Thursday to an American Bar Association forum. “We will urge prosecutors to be bold in holding accountable those who commit criminal conduct.”

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco on Bloomberg TV.
Source: Bloomberg

The changes will encourage more cases against senior executives, who have traditionally been pursued less vigorously than their employees.

Monaco described a package of policy changes the Justice Department is making, representing one of ...

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