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Stories with person: Preet Bharara
  • Convicted NY lawmakers tapped campaign funds for lawyer fees 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 3:57 pm

    ALBANY, New York - The two ex-leaders of New York's Legislature tapped their campaign funds for a combined $3.6 million last year in an unsuccessful attempt to beat federal corruption charges, a practice that some lawmakers are trying to ban.

  • US prosecutor finds no crime in NY governor's panel shutdown 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 5:54 pm

    ALBANY, New York - An investigation has found insufficient evidence that Gov. Andrew Cuomo committed a federal crime through his handling of a commission he created to root out corruption in state government, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Monday.