Where the trail might lead for Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District in New York, is unclear, but the seasoned prosecutor said his team would take up the work of a state anti-corruption commission that he said was “unceremoniously” – and possibly for political reasons – put out of business prematurely last week by Cuomo and state lawmakers.
Bharara also did not rule out looking at allegations that have surfaced in recent months that the Cuomo administration may have unduly influenced the work of the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara refuses to rule out probe into Gov. Cuomo’s anti-corruption commission
Bharara wants to investigate the shutdown of Cuomo’s anti-corruption commission in order to determine whether the commission had been improperly meddled with.