Preetinder Singh Bharara is an American lawyer who served as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017. As a U.S. Attorney, Bharara earned a reputation of a "crusader" prosecutor. According to The New York Times, during his tenure he was one of "the nation's most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors of public corruption and Wall Street crime." Under Bharara, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York prosecuted nearly 100 Wall Street executives for insider trading and other offenses. He reached historic settlements and fines with the four largest banks in the United States, and closed multibillion-dollar hedge funds for activities including insider trading.
Former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara successfully prosecuted several high-profile cases during his time with the Southern District of New York. The list includes Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, attempted.. CBS News - Published
Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins Margaret Brennan to discuss his experience as a federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York and his new book, "Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's.. CBS News - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan will talk to acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and Sen. Tim Kaine. Plus, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New.. CBS News - Published