Illinois Farm Settles Case

Federal Government Alleged False Entities Boosted Farm Program Payments

Chris Clayton
By  Chris Clayton , DTN Ag Policy Editor
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A central Illinois family has agreed to pay $5.364 million in an out-of-court settlement with the federal government. (DTN file photo)
A central Illinois farm family has agreed to pay $5.364 million in an out-of-court settlement with the federal government, which alleged the family had manipulated statutory caps on farm-program payments from 2002 through 2008.

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