Massive insider trading case reveals new focus by U.S. Attorney’s Office on white collar crime

In an office known over the years for its aggressive prosecution of political corruption, Fishman has been shifting more resources of late into white-collar crime. Soon after taking over the New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2009, he formed an economic crimes unit, headed by Judith H. Germano, who said the number of securities fraud investigations and prosecutions in the office have increased exponentially. That effort, said Fishman, has helped convince the Securities and Exchange Commission that New Jersey is a player.

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