Recently dismissed U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Peter Neronha joined GoLocal LIVE and discussed his career as the top federal prosecutor and his future plans.
He served as U. S. Attorney for nearly eight years.
Today, rumors are swirling about Neronha's future as a potential Democratic candidate for Governor of Rhode Island or as a candidate for Attorney General.
Neronha discussed his efforts to fight political corruption, the $500 Google settlement, and his efforts to fight opioids.
Related Slideshow: Photos From U.S. Attorney Neronha’s Press Conference Regarding Gordon Fox
U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha, along with Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police Steven O'Donnell, and representatives fromt the FBI and and IRS, held a press conference on Tuesday, March 3 to announce the conclusion of the political corruption investigation involving former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox.
See the slideshow below for photos from the event.
Vincent B Lisi, Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Field Office of the FBI, speaks at the announcement of charges filed against former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox. "If you are a corrupt individual, the boys in the band will track you down," said Lisi.
Special Agent in Charge of IRS Criminal Investigation William P. Offord speaks at the announcement of charges being filed against fromer Speaker of the House Gordon Fox, at the US Attorney's Office in Providence on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.