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Justice Department Shuffles Team Prosecuting Corporate Fraud

Sept. 3, 2020, 7:31 PM

With just three months to go before the presidential election, the Justice Department is reshuffling its fraud section, which supervises investigations of Wall Street and corporate fraud.

Robert Zink, who has run the department’s fraud section in Washington since January 2019, has been elevated to acting deputy assistant attorney general overseeing both fraud prosecutions and criminal appellate matters, according to Matt Lloyd, a spokesman for the criminal division.

Daniel Kahn, a former head of the unit focused on the foreign bribery, has succeeded Zink on an acting basis, Lloyd said.

Joseph Beemsterboer, a onetime chief of the ...