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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

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U.S. Attorney: City Short-Changing Retired Workers Who Served In Military Since 9/11

Bharara sued the city on behalf of three retired NYPD officers and others who served in the military after 9/11 but said they were short-changed by the city in their pensions.

10/22/2012

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Prosecutor: Nafis Sought To Attack U.S. Even Before Leaving Bangladesh

Just who is Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, the suspect in the bomb plot targeting the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan? Prosecutors said he formed his plan to attack the U.S. even before he left Bangladesh.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

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Feds Arrest Man For Trying To Detonate Car Bomb In Downtown Chicago

Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to detonate what he believed was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar, federal prosecutors said Saturday.

09/15/2012

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Video Of Apparent Blizzard Clean-Up, Slow-Down Surfaces

Criminal investigations are under way to find out why it took so long to dig out from last week’s massive snow storm. Exclusive videos suggest that the clean-up job may have been dirtier than once thought.

01/03/2011

Prosecutor Making Mark With Wall Street Crackdown

Making broad use of wiretaps — routine in mob and drug cases, but groundbreaking in white-collar probes — the Manhattan prosecutor widened an investigation of hedge funds and other institutions suspected of insider trading.

11/25/2010