Iowa Man Pleads Guilty To Fraud In Organic Grain Case

(Des Moines, IA) -- An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to fraud in an organic grain case.

Court records state 48-year-old Mark Haines of Sigourney sold grain that he said was organic, when in fact it violated the USDA's organic program.

Court records also state Haines got false invoices and checks to inflate his expenses, and lower his federal income taxes.

Haines is to be sentenced August 18th.

Fraud Investigation, Detective Files

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