Federal white-collar prosecutions have declined by nearly 50 percent since the peak years of President Barak Obama’s administration, according to figures compiled by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University.
In the first 11 months of FY 2019,the government launched 4,973 prosecutions—most of them cases of fraud by wire, radio or television—a drop of 8.5 percent since the previous year.
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