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Real Property: Easement Contracts-Fraud-Pleading Standard

Where landowners, who entered into easement contracts to allow the construction of a pipeline across their properties, brought claims alleging that the pipeline and its affiliate induced them to sign the contracts through misrepresentations, the district court properly found that ...

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Missouri farmer charged in $140M organic grain fraud scheme

A Missouri farmer and businessman ripped off consumers nationwide by falsely marketing more than $140 million worth of corn, soybeans and wheat as certified organic grains, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The long-running fraud scheme outlined in court documents by prosecutors ...

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Missouri farmer charged in $140M organic grain fraud scheme

A Missouri farmer and businessman ripped off consumers nationwide by falsely marketing more than $140 million worth of corn, soybeans and wheat as certified organic grains, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The long-running fraud scheme outlined in court documents by prosecutors ...

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Criminal: Fraud-Substantively Unreasonable Sentence-Victim’s Loss Under Dismissed Count

Defendant appealed her sentence imposed following her guilty plea to fraud offenses. On appeal, defendant challenged her sentence as substantively unreasonable, arguing that the district court erred in considering the loss suffered by the victim of an offense under a ...

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Criminal: Fraud-Multi-jurisdictional Crime-Scope of Restitution

Defendant pleaded guilty to counts of mail and wire fraud in Iowa as part of his enterprise to steal unemployment insurance benefits from that state along with Illinois and Pennsylvania. At sentencing, defendant argued that his restitution should be limited ...

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Tort : Fraud – Intent

Pearson v. AVO General Services, LLC (MLW No. 70596/Case No. WD79925 – 14 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Pfeiffer, J.)

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