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3 farmers to plead guilty in organic grain fraud scheme

Oct 11, 2018 at 01:27 PM CST
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Three farmers have agreed to plead guilty to fraudulently marketing non-organic corn and soybeans as certified organic as part of a lengthy, multi-million-dollar scheme.

Documents filed in federal court in Iowa show that Tom Brennan, James Brennan and Michael Potter each intend to plead guilty to wire fraud.