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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 11, 2016

Statement Of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Relating To Moreland Commission Investigation

“After a thorough investigation of interference with the operation of the Moreland Commission and its premature closing, this Office has concluded that, absent any additional proof that may develop, there is insufficient evidence to prove a federal crime.  We continue to have active investigations related to substantive inquiries that were being conducted by the Moreland Commission at the time of its closure.”

Press Release Number: 
16-009
Updated January 11, 2016