U.s. Adds Muscle To Financial Fraud Investigations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Obama administration task force probing misconduct that fueled the financial crisis is increasing its ranks, adding five financial analysts and 10 new federal prosecutors spread across the country, according to a senior Justice Department official.

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