[USC02] 12 USC 5566: Referrals for criminal proceedings
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12 USC 5566: Referrals for criminal proceedings Text contains those laws in effect on November 27, 2020
From Title 12-BANKS AND BANKINGCHAPTER 53-WALL STREET REFORM AND CONSUMER PROTECTIONSUBCHAPTER V-BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTIONPart E-Enforcement Powers

§5566. Referrals for criminal proceedings

If the Bureau obtains evidence that any person, domestic or foreign, has engaged in conduct that may constitute a violation of Federal criminal law, the Bureau shall transmit such evidence to the Attorney General of the United States, who may institute criminal proceedings under appropriate law. Nothing in this section affects any other authority of the Bureau to disclose information.

( Pub. L. 111–203, title X, §1056, July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2031 .)

Effective Date

Section effective on the designated transfer date, see section 1058 of Pub. L. 111–203, set out as a note under section 5561 of this title.