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Kevin M. Lally

Photo of Kevin M. Lally Kevin has extensive experience handling complex, high-stakes federal criminal investigations, enforcement proceedings, and litigation. He served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California for nearly two decades, most recently as senior litigation counsel in the Major Frauds Section. As a partner in the firm’s nationally recognized Government Investigations & White Collar Litigation Department, Kevin’s strong trial and appellate record, demonstrated leadership, and keen understanding of the market provides a powerful advantage for clients.

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DOJ Indictment Highlights Methods Utilized by State Sponsored Cybercriminal Organization to Attack Major Industry and Government Entities

Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends, Fraud, Deception and False Claims
For the third time in less than a month, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a major enforcement action against an international cybercriminal organization that infiltrated public and private computer networks, fundamentally compromised these systems, and sought to obtain over a billion dollars from this illicit access. This past week’s indictment, which was… Continue Reading

CISA, FBI, and Treasury Issue Guidance on State Sponsored Cryptocurrency Malware Targeting Financial Institutions and Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends, Financial Institution Regulation
This past week the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Treasury (Treasury) released a joint advisory report on HIDDEN COBRA—the cyber threat to cryptocurrency posed by North Korea—and provided mitigation recommendations for addressing this ongoing threat. This report was issued in conjunction with the unsealing… Continue Reading

DOJ Accelerates Enforcement Efforts Against Cybercriminals Who Engage in Ransomware Attacks

Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends, Fraud, Deception and False Claims
On successive days last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) unveiled enforcement actions against international cybercriminal organizations that utilized ransomware to infect computer systems and then extort payment, often in the form of cryptocurrency, from victims worldwide.  First, the Criminal Division’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle… Continue Reading

Price Gouging Enforcement in the Wake of COVID-19: Where is the FTC?

Fraud, Deception and False Claims
The contours of price gouging enforcement continue to evolve rapidly within the rip current of the coronavirus pandemic.  As we previously reported, the Department of Justice and state attorneys general have spearheaded price gouging investigations, and private litigants have turned to the courts with price gouging-related class action lawsuits.  Yet one potential authority remains on… Continue Reading

The Tip of the Iceberg Emerges: Initial Wave of Class Actions Reflect How Private Causes of Action Will Add Significantly to Price Gouging Litigation

Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends
As pandemic response task forces at the federal and state levels ramp up price gouging investigations and enforcement actions across the country, civil plaintiffs attorneys have jumped to the forefront by utilizing private causes of action to file price gouging-based class action lawsuits against dozens of major retailers and food supply companies.   Senate Majority Leader… Continue Reading

Price Gouging Investigations Are Coming: What Industry Needs to Understand

Enforcement and Prosecution Policy and Trends
Update: please see our May 14 post for information on private causes of action to file a series of price gouging-based class action lawsuits against several dozen major retailers and food supply companies. In response to the national coronavirus health crisis, federal and state Attorneys General have elevated the investigation and prosecution of COVID-19-related crime,… Continue Reading

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