Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Justice Taps Financial Crimes Prosecutor as Fraud Section Chief

July 30, 2019, 9:00 PM

A former top Justice Department securities and financial fraud prosecutor is set to become chief of the agency’s criminal fraud section.

Rob Zink, who has run the section as acting chief since January, will take over the job in an official capacity pending approval from the agency’s personnel office, Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said in a June 29 internal memo provided to Bloomberg Law.

Once approved, Zink will be responsible for all of the criminal division’s fraud cases and investigations, which encompass health care and financial services companies, and businesses engaged in foreign bribery. According to the section’s 2018 ...