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News:

California: Former Los Angeles sheriff convicted on corruption charges Reuters 

New Jersey: Paterson Mayor Joey Torres surrenders in corruption probe NBC New York 

New York: Prosecutors: no charges, but criticism for Mayor de Blasio New York Times 

New York: Fired US attorney in Manhattan replaced by longtime friend Associated Press (CAPI Mention)

New York: Preet Bharara forced out as US Attorney for Southern District of New York CBS New York (CAPI Mention)

New York: Sheldon Silver's lawyers want his corruption conviction tossed New York Post

Texas: Federal prison correctional officer guilty of bribery Department of Justice

Wisconsin: Elections commission: state superintendent candidates' alleged job offer deal not election bribery Wisconsin State Journal 

USA: Admiral and 8 other Navy Officers indicted on bribery charges New York Times 

USA: Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls for resignations of 46 US Attorneys CBS New York (CAPI Mention) 

Brazil: Brazil shrugs off latest corruption claims Bloomberg

China: Corruption cases in China jumped one-third in 2016 Reuters 

Indonesia: Indonesia to probe graft allegations implicating dozens of politicians Reuters

Taiwan: Former Taiwan president charged with leaking secret information from corruption inquiry Los Angeles Times 


Opinion:

After Preet Bharara's exit, give local DA's the tools to fight corruption Daily News
 

CAPI on Metrofocus


Last week, President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara from his post. 



 

In an interview with Metrofocus, Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers discussed this development and its impact on the U.S. Attorney's Office and its ongoing investigations.

The full segment is available here.

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