Mississippi Businessman Pleads Guilty in Beef Plant Case

Sigo, Shelly
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32309, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the admission by Mississippi Beef Processors LLC owner Richard Hall that he used public and company funds for his personal expenses. The plant has received state-issued bond proceeds and a state loan guarantee as part of an economic development project. He will plead guilty to mail fraud and money laundering in return for cooperation in the investigation. The beef processing plant was an economic development project to create 400 new jobs in a depressed area of the state.


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