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Northern District of New York United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian to Remain Through June of 2017

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York

ALBANY, NEW YORK – “The Attorney General has graciously permitted me to remain as United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York through June of 2017 so that I can complete twenty years of service to the Department of Justice,” announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian. “We will work diligently to combat violent crime, promote border security, and otherwise fulfill the mission and implement the law enforcement priorities of the Department of Justice. I am very grateful to the Attorney General and the Administration for this opportunity to finish up a twenty-year career and I will do everything I can to assist in the orderly transition to my successor,” said Hartunian.

Mr. Hartunian became an Assistant United States Attorney in 1997. He served as the Northern District’s Narcotics Chief and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Coordinator from 2006 until his appointment as United States Attorney in 2010. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Hartunian served as an Assistant District Attorney in Albany County from 1990 to 1997, where his work on narcotics and violent crime cases led to his designation as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in 1994.

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