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Stories with person: Preet Bharara
  • Top NY lawmakers defend response to Albany's ethics dilemma 
    Updated: Feb-10-16 12:10 pm

    ALBANY, New York - More than a month into their legislative session, New York state lawmakers are making little progress in tackling Albany's corruption problem, despite polls that show the public is fed up with the wave of arrests and convictions of Capitol insiders.

  • Prosecutor visits NY city he called 'cauldron of corruption' story has photos
    Updated: Feb-08-16 6:04 pm

    ALBANY, New York - A federal prosecutor behind the convictions of some of the state's most powerful lawmakers on Monday took his anti-corruption fight to the heart of a state government he again criticized for a "rancid culture" of cronyism, venality and insider politics.

  • 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.