Primary investigative jurisdiction of possible violations of the
and wire fraud statutes is vested in the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
some cases, complaints involving securities may be investigated by the
and Exchange Commission. In addition, the Postal Inspection Service of the
United States Postal Service may initiate mail or wire fraud investigations.
both situations, the investigations are usually continued by the agency
initiating the investigation. Reports of investigation are disseminated
to the appropriate United States Attorney.|
[cited in USAM 9-43.100]