White Collar Crime Prosecutions Lowest in Twenty Years
(01 Nov 2007) In July 2007, there were 434 federal prosecutions of white collar crime, according to timely enforcement data from the Justice Department. Filings in this category are down nearly 10% from the previous month, down 33% from five years ago and now have reached their lowest level in the last two decades.

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