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Topic - Jeffrey B. Wall
The Supreme Court seemed skeptical Tuesday about government claims that it should be allowed more time to sue some fund executives for securities fraud.
Justice Department lawyer Jeffrey B. Wall said he didn't think that suggestion was fair.
"I cannot imagine that the Congress, which allowed agencies to seek civil penalties ... would have thought that the only people who could get away without paying them are the ones who commit fraud or concealment and that remains hidden for five years," Mr. Wall said.