Mueller: Economic Crimes to 'Skyrocket'

The number of economic crimes is expected to "skyrocket" in the near term, and the FBI is working to fast track some financial fraud cases, Director Robert Mueller told lawmakers today. "While the FBI is surging to mortgage fraud investigations, our expectation is that economic crimes will continue to skyrocket," he told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "The unprecedented level of financial resources committed by the federal government to combat the economic downturn will lead to...Full Story
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