Former IRS Official Pleads Guilty to Violating Conflict of Interest Law and Illegally Disclosing Audit Information – Law News Daily – UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE Southern District of New York U.S. ATTORNEY PREET BHARARA Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that DENNIS LERNER, a former employee of the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), pled guilty yesterday in Manhattan federal court to violating a […]