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Man Behind The Chris Christie Probe: U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman Leads Federal Inquiry

"This is a mini-Watergate," says Stanley Brand, a nationally known political corruption attorney, speaking of Fishman’s thorny legal and political task.
Man Behind The Chris Christie Probe: U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman Leads Federal Inquiry
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New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman has convicted a trio of Wall Street insiders from New York in what has been called one of the largest and longest-running insider trading frauds ever discovered in the United States.

At the same time, he’s corralled $150 million from a health care agency in perhaps the largest settlement for home health care fraud in U.S. history.

And last summer, his Newark-based prosecutors charged five international computer hackers, accused of stealing 160 million credit and debit card numbers, in what was said to be the nation’s largest data-breach scheme.

Yet Fishm...

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