The largest and most successful legislative
public corruption case in the history of the U.S..

Led by former U.S. attorney E. Bart Daniel.

Operation "Lost Trust"


Bart served as U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina from 1989 through 1992, Assistant State Attorney General assigned to its Economic Crime Unit from 1980 until 1982, Assistant U.S. Attorney for four years prosecuting the False Claims Act, fraud, securities, Customs violations and more, and in 1985, he entered private practice concentrating on white collar criminal defense and selected civil litigation. He has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers since its inception.

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Nov. 24, 2014 - Forbes Magazine. Few defense attorneys in South Carolina have earned a reputation quite like Bart Daniel’s. And his is hard earned, to be sure. He began building it in 1980 as Assistant State Attorney General by investigating and prosecuting white-collar crimes; less than a decade later, President George H. W. Bush appointed Daniel U.S. Attorney for South Carolina. Landmark cases such as Operation Lost Trust—the largest and most successful legislative public corruption case in U.S. history, have long been a staple of Daniel’s career...

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Bart has authored numerous books on white collar crime and the False Claims Act that serve as ready reference guides for private practitioners or federal, state and local prosecutors. His 2011 publication, bookStackHealth Care Fraud and Collateral Consequences, Second Edition deals with the recent changes in health care enforcement. MORE

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