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TAG: fraud

Seed company pleads guilty to role in fraud scheme

October 5, 2021By

ProSeeds Marketing generated up to $474,000 in bogus or diverted sales and retained more than $78,000 from the markups. read more

Former seed manager sentenced for wire fraud, money laundering

July 20, 2021By

Christopher Claypool of Spokane, Wash., was sentenced to three years in federal prison and three years’ supervised release in conspiring to commit wire fraud and money laundering as part of multiple schemes to defraud Jacklin’s former owner, the J.R. Simplot Company, and its customers. read more

Owner of landscape company sent to prison, fined for role in fraud

January 13, 2020By

The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Ohio reports Doug Evans, owner of Evans Landscaping in Newtown, Ohio, was sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined $25,000 for wire fraud. Evans and Jim Bailey, vice president of operations for Evans Landscaping, were convicted following a jury trial in December 2018. Evans Landscaping Inc. was also convicted of... read more

Texas landscape company must pay $400K in workers’ comp fraud case

April 4, 2018By

A Pflugerville, Texas-based landscape company pleaded guilty to misrepresenting its payroll so it could pay less for workers’ compensation coverage, according to an article from After entering in the plea, the Travis County District Court ordered Jammers Groundscapes to pay $400,000 to Texas Mutual Insurance Co., the workers’ compensation carrier. From 2009 to 2015, Jammers Groundscapes defrauded Texas Mutual... read more