President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, is alleged to have established an executive order with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to ensure that cryptocurrency related crime falls as part of a special consumer protection entity within the DOJ.
Within this, the DOJ will be focusing further efforts on investigating allegations of fraud and crime within crypto related activities. According to Cryptovest, the US Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein has said:
“We expect to focus on cases involving fraud against the government, the financial markets, and consumers; procurement and grant fraud; securities and commodities fraud; digital currency fraud; money laundering; health care fraud; tax fraud; and other financial crimes.”
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