Preet Bharara News
Harvard Law Grad Accused of Scheming to Defraud Investors of $95M
A Princeton University and Harvard Law graduate is accused of scheming to defraud investors of more than $95 million, inventing fictional financiers and creating fake email addresses to back up his story. Andrew Caspersen, 39, was arrested at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Saturday, according to
Prosecutor: Biggest Gang Takedown in New York City History
A federal prosecutor says law enforcement has rescued a housing project with the biggest gang takedown in New York City history
Lawyer for Turkish Businessman: US Charges Are 'Defensible'
A lawyer for a prominent Turkish businessman says charges he faces in the United States regarding dealings with Iran are "very defensible."
Sprawling Corruption Case With Humble Beginnings Roils NYC
A sprawling public corruption probe in New York City has been scrutinizing top police officials, the jail guards' union and the fundraising activities of businessmen with ties to the mayor
Feds Say Panama Papers Relevant to Criminal Probe
A top federal prosecutor in New York says millions of leaked documents focusing on the offshore accounts of people and companies are "relevant" to a criminal investigation his office has opened
2 Suburban NY Officials Charged in Securities Fraud Case
A suburban New York town supervisor and the former head of a development corporation are charged with securities fraud in connection with the financing of a controversial stadium
Russian Spy Pleads Guilty, Walked Into FBI 'Trap'
A Russian spy, who posed as a banker in New York City, today pleaded guilty to espionage-related charges after court documents revealed Russia's top intelligence service waltzed into an FBI "trap". In a case that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said sounds "like a plotline from a Cold War-era movie,"
FTSA appoints Seth D. Harris to create Fantasy Sports Control Agency
The trade organization that represents more than 300 companies in the fantasy sports industry announced Tuesday that it has appointed former acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to create the Fantasy Sports Control Agency. The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FTSA) said that Harris will
Commissioners say daily fantasy not akin to gambling, but needs regulation
The commissioners of Major League Baseball , the NFL and the NBA on Tuesday said they don't consider daily fantasy games gambling, but they agree the games need regulation. Their comments came in separate interviews on ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike. "I think the biggest concern is the one that attracted