You’re Fired! US Prosecutor Bharara Removed from Office

United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York,  Preetinder Singh “Preet” Bharara, who served under former US President Barack Obama’s administration, tweeted today that he has been removed from office. The tweet said:

27m27 minutes ago

I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life.

Known as the “Crusader” prosecutor, Bharara was known for prosecuting Wall Street Executives and banks as well as forcing the closure of hedge funds.
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