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Justice Department Has Some Fun Planned For Today

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It involves handcuffs.

The Justice Department today will announce arrests in a crackdown on investment frauds including Ponzi schemes and stock market manipulations, according to a U.S. law enforcement official familiar with the matter. The law enforcement operation, which began in August, involves more than 300 criminal defendants and 180 civil defendants, according to the official, who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Investment Fraud Arrests to Be Announced, U.S. Official Says [BW]


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