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Stories with person: Preet Bharara
  • Feds take last of NY panel's anti-corruption cases 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:09 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - Federal prosecutors are taking the remaining files of New York's anti-corruption commission as the panel shuts down, and they plan to complete the state investigations, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Thursday.

  • NY judge sentences SAC Capital in $1.8B fraud deal 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - The once high-flying hedge fund SAC Capital was sentenced on criminal fraud charges Thursday under a $1.8 billion deal that prosecutors say included the largest criminal fine ever imposed in an insider trading case.

  • Holder: Khalid Sheik Mohammad won't be tried in NY 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:50 pm
  • NEW YORK - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he still believes Manhattan is the right place to put the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks on trial but he won't revisit the decision to have his fate decided by a military tribunal instead.

  • NY federal atty rejects corporate doomsday cries 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 6:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - Manhattan's top federal prosecutor says corporate America - especially financial institutions - will do almost anything to avoid a tough enforcement action, but their doomsday claims are sounding more like a "Chicken Little" routine unlikely to shield them from criminal prosecution.

  • US official: NY terror case a win for civil courts 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 2:46 am
  • NEW YORK - A jury's conviction of the al-Qaida spokesman who warned Americans that the "storm of airplanes" would not stop after the Sept. 11 attacks prompted Attorney General Eric Holder to claim victory for the civil court system, signaling terror suspects arrested in the future in the U.S. or abroad will routinely face justice in civil courts rather than military tribunals.

  • Convicting 5, jury nixes Madoff claim he was alone 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 6:41 am
  • NEW YORK - Imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff's claim that he carried out a nearly $20 billion fraud by himself has been firmly rejected by a jury that convicted five of his former top employees of all charges that they aided his crimes.