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Hank B Walther

United States Department of Justice
Assistant Chief, Criminal Division, Fraud Section
Washington, DC, USA

Hank Bond Walther
Assistant Chief
Fraud Section, Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Hank Bond Walther is Assistant Chief of the Fraud Section, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice. In this role, he supervises and participates in DOJ’s investigations and prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, as well as DOJ’s participation in the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions. Prior to becoming Assistant Chief, Mr. Walther was a Trial Attorney in the Fraud Section, where he prosecuted various types of white-collar crime, including FCPA, securities fraud, health care fraud, bank fraud, government procurement fraud, and money laundering cases in jurisdictions across the country. Mr. Walther also served as one of four team leaders in DOJ’s Health Care Fraud Strike Force in Miami, Florida, which successfully prosecuted approximately 130 defendants in health care fraud cases over the course of 18 months.

Prior to joining the Fraud Section, Mr. Walther worked in the white collar criminal defense practice group at DLA Piper, in Washington, D.C., where he represented individuals and corporations in criminal and SEC investigations, internal investigations, and criminal and civil trials. Mr. Walther received his undergraduate degree from American University and his law degree from the University of Maryland, where he was Executive Articles Editor of the Maryland Law Review.


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