Letten’s Office Recuses Itself From River Birch Case

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letten-400×225United States Attorney Jim Letten announced Friday afternoon that his office would recuse itself from the River Birch investigation.

The move follows the retirement of prosecutor Sal Perricone who admitted he used an assumed name to post blogs on a website regarding cases under investigation or prosecution Letten’s office.

River Birch co-owner Fred Heebe used his own investigators and accused Perricone of making the comments involving the investigation.

Letten says the FBI and IRS will continue to handle their parts of the investigation.