The U.S. government is having a record year collecting big fines from companies. Part of that success comes from a Civil War era law that rewards whistle-blowers for exposing corporate fraud.
Prosecutors deal with threats from gangs
The recent murders of prosecutors in Texas have put prosecutors across the nation on alert.
Scott Decker, Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University, provided background on who is involved in targeting prosecutors and what the public needs to be most aware of.
Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles talked about efforts by prosecutors to be aware of their surroundings and realize the potential dangers, even as they are working to prosecute criminals.