U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.