The Justice Department said today that Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer, head of the Criminal Division and the FCPA Unit, will leave on March 1.
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President Obama signed into law in December the Magnitsky Act. It targets travel and economic sanctions against those responsible for the jailing and death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. But the importance of the law extends far beyond that.
This week the U. S. Senate will consider the Magnitsky Act, a bill to ban visas and freeze bank accounts of about 60 Russian officials allegedly involved in the arrest and death of Sergei Magnitsky.
A Manhattan condo and a house in Virginia together worth $2.1 million were confiscated this week from the former president of Taiwan.