Bharara Must Face Suit Over Level Global Hedge Fund Raid

Law360, New York (March 10, 2016, 4:14 PM EST) -- U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara must face Level Global founder David Ganek's claims that Bharara failed to invervene when prosecutors allegedly falsified evidence to get a warrant for a 2010 raid that precipitated the hedge fund's downfall, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

David Ganek filed suit in Feburary 2015, claiming U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn't intervene when prosecutors had fabricated evidence to get a warrant to raid Level Global's office. (Credit: AP) U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III refused to dismiss what he called "grave allegations" that prosecutors had fabricated evidence in order to get a warrant to raid the...

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