Idaho’s Attorney General investigating public corruption complaints

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s Attorney General Lawrence Wasden says his office has received nearly 60 complaints concerning county-level public corruption ever since lawmakers expanded the scope of his office last year.

Wasden told legislative budget writers of the Joint Finance Appropriations Committee Tuesday that 12 of the complaints are being investigated, 16 are pending and 30 didn’t meet the criteria to be prosecuted.