20.10.2009 The new sheriff in town sent chills down the spine of Wall Street this week by announcing the insider trading charges -- and the use of wire taps to gather evidence -- against Raj Rajaratnam.
Preetinder Singh "Preet" Bharara (born 1968) is an Indian American attorney and the current U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. In 2012, Bharara was named by Time magazine as one of "The 100 Most Influential People in the World," and by India Abroad as its 2011 Person of the Year. Bharara was also featured on a cover of Time Magazine entitled "This Man is Busting Wall Street" for his office's prosecutions of insider trading and other financial fraud on Wall Street. In 2012, Bharara was included in Vanity Fair’s annual “New Establishment” list and Bloomberg Markets Magazine’s “50 Most Influential” list. His brother is the entrepreneur who founded Diapers.com.
18.09.2012 [Times of India] - While waiting for my flight to Hyderabad, I found a curious group of travelers glued to a news channel's 'exclusive interview' of PreetBharara, the attorney general of New York State, now famously called as the 'Wall street buster'. The anchor did a
12.09.2012 [Economic Times] - The Wharton Business School graduate was among the scores of Wall Street executives nailed by US Attorney in Manhattan PreetBharara's team in the widespread crackdown on insider trading. Other prominent India-born executives were also charged by
01.09.2012 [Wall Street Journal] - It was Seabrook's "own corrupted City Council-funded friends and family plan," said U.S. Attorney PreetBharara. A jury convicted Seabrook on nine counts of fraud in July. These shady nonprofits date to federal "Great Society" antipoverty programs in
28.08.2012 [New York Daily News] - GFI Mortgage Brokers will compensate 600 black and Latino home owners who from 2005 to 2009 paid higher fees and mortgage interest rates compared to white borrowers with the same credit histories, said Manhattan U.S. Attorney PreetBharara Tuesday.
06.09.2012 [Vanity Fair] - AGE: 43. last year's ranking: New. STAGE OF GLOBAL CONQUEST: With a trial record worthy of a prizefighter (65–0 in insider-trading cases), the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has emerged as Wall Street's most fearsome foe.
24.02.2012 PreetBharara, the US Attorney for the Southern District, is telling friends that if he should leave his job today, he could earn as much as $6 million in the private sector, according to people with direct knowledge of these ...