ALBANY (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and federal prosecutors in Manhattan are declining to comment Tuesday on a published report that they are investigating payments he received over several years from a small Manhattan law firm that ...Read More »
ALBANY (AP) — Federal prosecutors are taking the remaining files of New York’s anti-corruption commission as the panel shuts down, and they plan to complete the state investigations, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Thursday. Bharara’s Manhattan office will move aggressively ...
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Federal prosecutors say the former owner of a Rochester scrap metal business has pleaded guilty to lying on his tax returns and has paid the government millions of dollars in restitution. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced Tuesday that ...Read More »
NEW YORK — The prison term awaiting a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder convicted of insider trading charges is unpredictable at best in a Manhattan courthouse where judges vary considerably in their assessment of how justice should be dispersed at sentencing.Read More »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Federal prosecutors are appealing a Virginia judge's ruling that the law banning corporate contributions to federal candidates is unconstitutional. Prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia on Thursday filed an appeal in the case ...Read More »