US Atty Unmasked After Commenting On Investigations Online

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 10:51 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana federal prosecutor who admitted to posting hundreds of comments on a newspaper's website, including some about a federal investigation of a local landfill owner, has been recused from all cases he had commented on, the U.S. attorney's office announced Thursday.

New Orleans Assistant U.S. Attorney Salvador Perricone admitted that he had been behind the username Henry L. Mencken1951 on Nola.com, the companion site to The Times-Picayune, on Tuesday after local papers reported that the user's comments were the subject of a legal filing in...
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