The Department of Justice announced an interagency task force ordered by President Donald Trump Wednesday, that will combat consumer fraud.
The Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud was prompted by Trump’s order and is designed to work as a unified effort by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission.
Other federal agencies, including all Cabinet-level entities and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, will target crime in a range of areas, from healthcare to financial markets and digital currencies.
Officials said they will also seek input from local and state law enforcement.
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