Is White Collar Crime Untouchable? Economic boom times inevitably bring financial scams. Economic busts inevitably bring prosecutions for fraud. With the U.S. in its worst downturn in decades, the calls for justice are ringing louder than ever. But can the government respond with equal fervor?
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Is White Collar Crime Untouchable?

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Is White Collar Crime Untouchable?

Is White Collar Crime Untouchable?

Is White Collar Crime Untouchable?

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Economic boom times inevitably bring financial scams. Economic busts inevitably bring prosecutions for fraud. With the U.S. in its worst downturn in decades, the calls for justice are ringing louder than ever. But can the government respond with equal fervor?

Peter Henning prosecuted fraud cases for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department in the early 1990s and is now a law professor at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit. He talks with host Liane Hansen about legal strategies surrounding the recent financial scandals.