Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. Today, we profile the federal prosecutor just named to a top cryptocurrency enforcement post at DOJ. Plus, as a big False Claims Act conference gets underway, we look back at key developments over the past year. Please get in touch with tips and feedback. Please get in touch with tips and feedback. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.Washinton, DC / USA – April 22 2019: The northern facade of the Department of Justice building in the Nations capital
DOJ’s New Cryptocurrency Cop Was at the Vanguard of Cybercrime Prosecutions
When the Justice Department selected Eun Young Choi to lead its new National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team last week, DOJ officials chose a prosecutor who has been at the forefront of prosecuting cybercrime as it has developed and evolved in recent years.