Bharara Comes To Albany, Vows Aggressive Fight Against CorruptionFederal prosecutor Preet Bharara has taken his anti-corruption fight to Albany, the heart of the state government he has sharply criticized for cronyism and insider politics.
U.S. Senate Leaders Reach Deal For Vote On Loretta Lynch For Attorney GeneralU.S. Senate leaders on Tuesday said they have reached a deal to vote on Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as President Barack Obama’s pick for attorney general.
Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Emerges As Lead Attorney General CandidateU.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.
JPMorgan To Pay Largest Ever Settlement Over Madoff's Ponzi SchemeThe 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.
U.S. Attorney: City Short-Changing Retired Workers Who Served In Military Since 9/11Bharara 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.
Prosecutor: Nafis Sought To Attack U.S. Even Before Leaving BangladeshJust 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.
Feds Arrest Man For Trying To Detonate Car Bomb In Downtown ChicagoUndercover 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.
Video Of Apparent Blizzard Clean-Up, Slow-Down SurfacesCriminal 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.
Prosecutor Making Mark With Wall Street CrackdownMaking 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.