Episode 136 — Justice Department Fraud Enforcement in the Pandemic Era
The Justice Department and the FBI have quickly acted to focus on fraudsters and hoarders who are preying on the public panic in response to the pandemic. DOJ has focused on new fraud schemes promising miracle cures and other means to take advantage of the public on the Internet. At the same time, DOJ and the FBI have targeted hoarders of critical medical supplies who are attempting to price gouge as a way to “steal” from businesses and the public through significant price gouging.
In this episode, Michael Volkov discusses DOJ’s new initiatives and response to the pandemic.