California Lawyer

Saturday, April 4, 2015 – 11:00 a.m.

A reader forwarded a link to an exhaustive article, published in California Lawyer magazine, discussing alleged misconduct by the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California and the California Attorney General, in a civil case stemming from the costly 2007 Moonlight Fire in Plumas County.

The alleged misconduct has evolved into a Fraud on the Court claim against the federal government that could potentially unwind a $122.5 million settlement with Redding, California-based Sierra Pacific Industries, the second largest timber producer in the country.

The story, which even involves the California District Attorney’s Association’s administration of a secret slush fund for CALFIRE, makes for a good read.

Here’s the link to the story: Still Smoldering