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Preet Bharara

New Sheriff Of Albany Eyed For Higher Office | Posted 04.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — He's the star prosecutor who, in one week, has taken down one state senator, two assemblymen, a councilman and two GOP bosses in two...

The Profound Failure of Congress on Cybersecurity (and Why You Should Care)

Adam Levin | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology
Adam Levin

The "Party of No" hurt us all on a critically necessary piece of cyber-security legislation, and continued the U.S. Senate's proud tradition of failing to do anything to deal with our absolute vulnerability to an attack by state sponsored hackers and terrorists on our critical infrastructure.

Lawsuit Alleges NYPD Underpaid Officers In Military

AP | Posted 08.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Federal authorities have accused New York City of miscalculating employment benefits for officers of the nation's largest police departmen...

Firm President Convicted In 'Brazen' Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, April 9 (Reuters) - The president of a New York brokerage firm pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiracy in a $66 million mor...

Hedge Fund Employees Allegedly Part Of 'Tight-Knit Circle Of Greed'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

Federal prosecutors have arrested seven hedge fund workers, alleging that they were part of a "tight-knit circle of greed" that took home nearly $78 m...

Shahien Nasiripour

Deutsche Bank Accused Of Massive Mortgage Fraud By U.S. Government | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

The Justice Department sued Deutsche Bank AG, one of the world's 10 biggest banks by assets, on Tuesday for at least $1 billion for defrauding taxpaye...

The Insider Trading Scandal: Is It the Crime or the Prosecution?

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zachary Karabell

The insider trading narrative in the court of public opinion may always say greed, but in truth, the gain isn't usually enough for the risk. Something is missing from the conversation.

CityTime, Major Crime

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The first scandal of the Bloomberg administration has exploded publicly. It comes with the indictment of six individuals for a series of crimes involving the theft of millions of dollars.

Issues to Contemplate

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

The tax code was created to help the rich become richer and should be junked. If the public really knew how they are being abused, we might see a call for the guillotine.

Preet Bharara, Scourge Of Wall Street: Prosecutor Making His Mark With Insider Trading Investigation

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Preet Bharara was a newly appointed U.S. attorney when he added his own twist to a signature Hollywood line to put Wall Street on not...

Charles Antonucci, Ex-Bank President, Stole $11 Million In Tax Payer Money

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The former president of a small community bank earned the distinction of being the first person convicted of ripping off the federal ...

Top Gambino Wiseguy, Crew, Hit With Undignifed Sexploitation Raps

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Daniel Marino is now the centerpiece of a massive racketeering indictment that includes mobsters and other associates who are charged with such low-life crimes as pimping for teenaged hookers.

What Role Did Bruce Ratner's Company Play in the Ridge Hill Indictments?

Daniel Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Goldstein

When is Attorney General Cuomo going to investigate the wrongdoing in Yonkers and Forest City Ratner's role in it? Smoke in Yonkers could signal a fire in Brooklyn.

Sources: SEC Gearing Up For Insider-Trading Crackdown

Bloomberg | By Joshua Gallu and David Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal investigators are gearing up to file charges against a wider array of insider-trading networks, some linked to the criminal case against billi...

Boyd Johnson III, Prosecutor Against Spitzer, Is Rising Star Lawyer

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Boyd Johnson III, the prosecutor who headed the Eliot Spitzer call-girl probe, is now the No. 2 man in the Southern District of New York's US Attorney...