Thursday, January 22, 2009

Bipartisan Bill Introduced In Senate To Bolster Anti-White Collar Crime Investigations

Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) introduced a bill today that would spend $110 million to hire new prosecutors, investigators and lawyers for the Department of Justice and Securities & Exchange Commission. Specifically, the bill would authorize $80 million for 500 new FBI agents, $20 million for 100 investigators at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and $10 million for 50 new assistant U.S. attorneys.

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