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Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, pauses while speaking during a press conference to announce federal corruption charges against Norman Seabrook, president of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association, and Murray Huberfeld, founder of the New York-based hedge fund Platinum Partners LP, at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, June 8, 2016 in New York City.
Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, pauses while speaking during a press conference to announce federal corruption charges against Norman Seabrook, president of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association, and Murray Huberfeld, founder of the New York-based hedge fund Platinum Partners LP, at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, June 8, 2016 in New York City.

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