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Stories with person: Preet Bharara
  • Mickelson to lose $1M in SEC case involving Vegas gambler story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-19-16 8:28 pm

    NEW YORK - Phil Mickelson paid off a debt to a professional gambler with nearly $1 million that was unfairly reaped from an insider trading scheme, according to a federal investigation that led to two arrests but spared the golf great from criminal charges.

  • Probe of aides threatens to taint NY gov's marquee programs story has photos
    Updated: May-15-16 10:48 am

    ALBANY, New York - A federal investigation of two former top aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo is threatening to taint the Democratic leader's signature economic development efforts even as it adds to Albany's reputation for insider dealing.

  • Ex-NY Senate leader gets 5 years in prison for corruption story has photos
    Updated: May-12-16 5:18 pm

    NEW YORK - A once-powerful New York politician convicted of using his position as Senate majority leader to help his son extort hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison after each asked for mercy for the other.

  • NYC mayor scrutinized over donations from businesses story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 3:37 pm

    NEW YORK - During his campaign to become New York City's mayor, Bill de Blasio held himself out as a champion of the average New Yorker who would diminish the clout of big business interests at City Hall.

  • The Latest: Gov. on ex-speaker's sentence: 'Justice served' story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 6:07 pm

    NEW YORK - The Latest on former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing in a $5 million corruption case (all times local):

  • Prosecutors eye Cuomo's upstate economic development program 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 7:00 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that his administration retained a former criminal prosecutor to review his upstate economic development initiatives after learning federal investigators are examining potential conflicts of interest and improper bidding related to the programs.

  • Lawyer for Turkish businessman: US charges are 'defensible' 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:45 pm

    NEW YORK - A lawyer for a prominent Turkish businessman said Wednesday that U.S. charges that his client dealt illegally with Iran are "very defensible."