Preet Bharara

Surveillance photo of crowd outside Astramed Physicians in the Bronx, from July 9, 2013. Dr. Terdiman is seen in a white shirt, pointing, in the center. (credit: Office of the NYC Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

Prosecutors: Bronx Clinic Doctors Wrote Bogus Prescriptions For 5.5 Million Oxycodone Pills

The ring operated out of Astramed, a purported medical clinic with multiple locations in the Bronx, prosecutors said. The pills have a street value of up to $550 million.

02/05/2014

An LED sign outside the D Las Vegas advertises that the hotel and casino now accepts Bitcoin. (credit: Getty Images)

Bitcoin Operators Charged In NYC ‘Silk Road’ Drug Bust

The top executive of a Manhattan-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road, which let users buy illegal drugs anonymously, authorities said Monday.

01/27/2014

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces criminal charges against JPMorgan Chase over Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, Jan. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JPMorgan To Pay Largest Ever Settlement Over Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme

The bank will pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges and a $350 million civil penalty for what the Treasury Department called “critical and widespread deficiencies” in its programs to prevent money laundering and other suspicious activity.

01/07/2014

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (credit: justice.gov)

Feds: U.S. Citizen Charged With Trying To Acquire Missiles For Iranian Government

The charges against Reza Olangian were unsealed on Friday. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said that after Olangian was thwarted in his first attempt back in 2007, he seized a second opportunity last year to arm the Iranian military in violation of international trade sanctions.

10/25/2013

People walk by a Bank of America branch in Times Square on Sept. 20, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Bank Of America Found Liable In Mortgage Fraud Trial

Bank of America was found liable for fraud in a civil case the government said captured the frenzied pursuit of profits at all costs just before the economy collapsed.

10/23/2013

UNDATED: Anas Al-Libi, a suspected terrorist, is shown in this photo released by the FBI October 10, 2001. Al-Libi is wanted in connection with the bombings of the U.S. Embassies on August 7, 1998 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of FBI/Getty Images)

Al Qaeda Embassy Bomb Plotter Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

Abu Anas al-Libi entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Al-Libi, who has a thick gray beard, kept his hands folded on his lap as the judge read the charges.

10/15/2013

UNDATED: Anas Al-Libi, a suspected terrorist, is shown in this photo released by the FBI October 10, 2001. Al-Libi is wanted in connection with the bombings of the U.S. Embassies on August 7, 1998 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of FBI/Getty Images)

Officials: Terror Suspect Wanted For Role In U.S. Embassy Bombings Awaiting Arraignment In Manhattan

Abu Anas al-Libi was grabbed in a military raid in Libya on Oct. 5. He’s due to stand trial in Manhattan, where he’s been under indictment for more than a decade on charges he helped plan and conduct surveillance for the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa.

10/14/2013

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Ex-Soldiers Accused Of Plot To Kill DEA Agent

The charges were announced by prosecutors in Manhattan, where an indictment unsealed in federal court portrayed a trio of ex-soldiers eager to kill for money.

09/27/2013

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U.S. Citizen Sentenced 25 Years For Plot To Supply Taliban With Weapons

Alwar Pouryan received the mandatory minimum sentence for the anti-aircraft missile count and was spared a life sentence.

09/25/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: governor.ny.gov)

Cuomo Discusses Initiatives To Strip Corrupt Lawmakers Of Pensions

Stripping politicians convicted of corruption of their pensions is not easy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says, but initiatives are in place to change that.

09/18/2013

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (credit: justice.gov)

U.S. Atty: Midtown Building With Iran Ties Faces ‘Largest-Ever Terrorism-Related Forfeiture’

Prosecutors said 650 Fifth Avenue is operated by two companies which serve as fronts for the government of Iran, the Alavi Foundation and Assa Corp.

09/17/2013

JPMorgan Chase  (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 JPMorgan Traders Charged For Alleged Role In Cover-Up Of $6 Billion In Losses

Preet Bharara, the Manhattan U.S. attorney, hinted that the misconduct was not just the work of a couple of rogue traders, but was systemic in a bank that failed to keep adequate watch over its traders.

08/14/2013

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Lawsuit: Westchester County Failing To Comply With Safe Water Drinking Act

A significant portion of Westchester County’s water supply could contain a dangerous microscopic parasite that can cause a potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness for which authorities say there is no known treatment.

08/06/2013

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FBI: ‘Manhattan Madam’ Kristin Davis Charged With Selling Prescription Painkillers

According to federal officials, Davis allegedly sold hundreds of pills, including oxycodone, for cash.

08/06/2013

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Officials: 5 Charged In Largest Hacking, Data Breach Scheme Ever Prosecuted

Indictments were announced Thursday in Newark, where U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman called the case the largest hacking and data breach scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.

07/25/2013

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