A Useful Frightening Book, Review of Prosecutors in the Boardroom

Here is a puzzle for the lay person: If the Federal government has been waging a decade-long war on white collar crime, why are federal prosecutors uninterested in convicting corporations of white collar offenses? If the Department of Justice has made it a priority to crack down on “crime in the suites,” why do U.S. attorneys regularly let offending corporations off the hook? If there really is an upsurge of corporate fraud occurring, why is the number of cases in which the DOJ agrees not to prosecute corporations dramatically increasing?