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Ahead of the yet-to-be scheduled sentencing of the defendants, the government wants to be relieved of the burden of notifying individual victims of a scheme that altered and falsified the true USDA establishment numbers on beef products exported from the United States. Government attorneys have asked the U.S. District Court
Continue Reading Halal Beef Scheme Could Have Millions of Potential Victims in Asia

Outlines of the plea agreements between the government and brothers Jalel and Yahya Nasser Aossey were coming into focus ahead of today’s federal court hearings in Cedar Rapids, IA. halalmeat_406x250Court documents suggest that Jalel Aossey and the corporate entities are each being allowed to plead guilty to a single count
Continue Reading Plea Agreements in Halal Case Could Mean Jail Time for Aossey Brothers

A second criminal trial in Iowa’s halal beef case will likely be scratched if the court accepts plea agreements that four defendants have reached with the government. Those defendants, along with their attorneys, are scheduled to appear at individual hearings next Friday before Chief Magistrate Judge Jon Scoles in Cedar
Continue Reading Plea Agreements Could Lead to Second Iowa Halal Trial Being Scratched