- 1 Background
- 2 Relationship to #Pizzagate
- 3 See also
Generally Accepted Facts from Wikipedia
Preetinder Singh "Preet" Bharara (born 13 October 1968) is an Indian-born naturalized American attorney and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Earning a reputation of a "Crusader" prosecutor, his office has prosecuted diplomats and people in other countries. He prosecuted nearly 100 Wall Street executives, reached historic settlements and fines with the four largest banks in the US, and closed multibillion-dollar hedge funds for activities including insider trading. He also prosecuted New York state politicians, including the [Democratic] Speaker of the New York State Assembly, Sheldon Silver, and the [Republican] Majority Leader of State Senate, Dean Skelos, and at one time he threatened to prosecute the governor Andrew Cuomo for alleged corruption.