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Stories with person: Preet Bharara
  • 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."

  • Feds say Panama Papers relevant to criminal probe 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 2:50 pm

    NEW YORK - Millions of leaked documents showing how the world's richest avoid tax obligations are "relevant" to a criminal investigation, a top federal prosecutor in Manhattan said in a letter to the journalism consortium that has overseen investigative reporting on the so-called Panama Papers.

  • US Attorney Bharara: NY executive branch 'far from immune' 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 4:24 pm

    NEW YORK - U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) says he will root out corruption at all levels of government in New York state and New York City - including the mayor's and governor's offices.