Attorney General Barr Speaks at SEC’s Criminal Coordination Conference

I am honored to be here representing the dedicated men and women of the Department of Justice. Like the SEC’s Enforcement staff, many of our prosecutors are tasked with investigating financial fraud and corporate crime. They are assigned to the Department’s 94 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section or its Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section.

The theme of today’s conference is cooperation and coordination between our two agencies. In speaking with you today, it is my aim to underscore why it is so critical that the Department’s prosecutors work closely with you.

As you well know,

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