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GamblingCompliance quotes James Trusty following the DOJ’s recent Wire Act Compliance Extension

Judge’s Objection Leads To Wire Act Compliance Extension 

4TH MAR 2019 | WRITTEN BY: TONY BATT

James Trusty, an attorney with Ifrah Law in Washington, D.C. who led DOJ’s organized crime and gangs section from 2011 to 2018, welcomed the deadline extension.

Ifrah Law is representing the iDevelopment and Economic Association (iDEA), which is seeking to intervene in the New Hampshire lawsuit against the DOJ on behalf of its members that include DraftKings, The Stars Group, GVC, Golden Nugget and Worldpay.

“This certainly does not solve all the problems with the DOJ reversal, but hopefully it suggests that DOJ is not looking to aggressively defend the actions of the prior acting attorney general,” Trusty said.

Trusty was referring to Matthew Whitaker, who ran the DOJ on an interim basis for several months until William Barr took over as permanent attorney general on February 14.

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