Sierra Pacific Levels Serious Fraud Charges Against Prosecutors in Moonlight Fire Case and Judges Recuse!
A federal judge today has ordered the recusal of all federal judges in the Eastern District of California and asked Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Alex Kozinski to name a judge from another district to hear the serious case and allegations of fraud and misconduct that may warrant setting aside a $55 million settlement agreement payable to the United States. See this 2014-10-15_Order_of_Recusal-c. The Press Release re Moonlight Fire 10-9-2014of the filing is also available, and it includes allegations in a Declaration from a former Assistant United States Attorney, expressing his belief that he was terminated from working on the case because of his ethical concerns. The Defendants’ extraordinary motion is PA Rule 60(D) motion-c.