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on September 2, 2022

Former Hillandale Farms accountant pleads guilty to fraud

The employee embezzled almost US$7 million over the course of 14 years.

Jonathan Weston, previously employed with U.S. egg producer Hillandale Farms as an accountant, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and tax fraud on August 23, 2022.

In court, Weston admitted to embezzling, with help from his late personal secretary, $6.8 million from the…

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