Chair: Attorney General Eric Holder

The Task Force Steering Committee is Chaired by Acting Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates, Acting Associate Attorney General Stuart Delery serves as Vice Chair.

The Victims' Rights Committee, was formed to address the needs and rights of victims of financial fraud.  It is co-chaired by Director of the Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys H. Marshall Jarrett and Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Karol V. Mason.

The Intelligence and Resources Committee was established to ensure a timely and comprehensive approach to combatting emerging financial frauds.  It is co-chaired by Acting Associate Attorney General Stuart Delery, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Joyce R. Branda, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California Melinda Haag and U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado John Walsh, as co-chairs of the White Collar Subcommittee of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee, and the FBI Economic Crimes and Financial Institution Frauds Units.

The Enforcement Committee through its focused working groups, is tasked with providing collaborative enforcement in priority areas of financial fraud.

It is co-chaired by Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division William J. Baer, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Joyce R. Branda, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Vanita Gupta, and the Attorney General's Advisory Committee.

The Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, co-chaired by Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Joyce R. Branda, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney, U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado John Walsh and New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.

The Securities and Commodities Fraud Working Group, co-chaired by U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, Director of Enforcement for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission  Aitan Goelman and Director of Enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission Andrew Ceresney. 

The Mortgage and Loan Fraud and Discrimination Working Group, co-chaired by U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California Ben Wagner, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Joyce R. Branda, Inspector General for the Department of Housing and Urban Development David A. Montoya, the FBI Financial Crimes Section and the National Association of Attorneys General.

The Consumer Protection Working Group, co-chaired by Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Joyce R. Branda, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Jessica Rich, U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California Andre Birotte and Director of Enforcement for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Kent Markus.

The Grant and Procurement Fraud Working Group, co-chaired by Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division William J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, Chair of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board Kathleen Tighe, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia Sally Yates, the FBI Criminal Investigative Division and the National Association of Attorneys General.

The Rescue Fraud Working Group (focusing on fraud related to the Troubled Asset Relief Program), co-chaired by Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program Christy Romero, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell and the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Stability.

The Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working Group, co-chaired by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of Attorneys General.

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Reporting Suspected Fraud

The Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force maintains a wide list of resources and information dedicated to helping find and report suspected cases of financial fraud.

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force

 Leadership
Eric Holder, Attorney General, Chair
 
 Contact
(202) 514-2000
Recursos Para Vctimas de Fraude
What is Financial Fraud?
What is Financial Fraud?

Financial Fraud encompasses a wide range of illegal behavior - from mortgage scams to Ponzi schemes, credit card theft to tax fraud. Everyone is affected by financial fraud.