AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say their investigation into the state's troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort "is ongoing and aggressive." But they also confirm that current state officials and board members have been cleared.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg said Wednesday that Chairman Jimmy Mansour and other board members of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas "are not under suspicion in the investigation."
Her statement comes a day after Mansour spokesman Bill Miller said the chairman and the rest of the board were cleared but were still working with investigators.
But Miller did not mention past board members or other officials. Lehmberg didn't say who was the specific target of the continuing investigation but said it "is very serious and we are far from finished in our efforts."