Department of Justice to defer Wire Act enforcement until 2020

Regulatory action against operators bumped due to New Hampshire court loss

The US Department of Justice will wait until 2020 before looking to enforce its reinterpretation of the Wire Act, according to a new document circulated by the department. In a memorandum to all employees, the DOJ extended its so-called “forbearance period” announced earlier this year to 31 December, pending receipt of a final decision from…

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