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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 04:03:32 GMT
Imposing Criminal Punishment by Introducing False Testimony  -  Justia Verdict
Sholom Rubashkin first made national news in 2008 when federal immigration authorities conducted an Elliott Ness-style raid complete with Blackhawk helicopters and an army of federal officers on Iowa's Agriprocessors, America's largest kosher meat ...
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:03:18 GMT

VKB ecstatic over record results  -  ofm.co.za
The group comprises two main legs, namely VKB Landbou, for all agriculture related activities, and VKB Agri Processors – which is the holding company for all industrial activities. Group Managing Director, Koos van Rensburg, says their balanced ...
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:17:01 GMT

ANALYSIS: In 'Powerful' New Brief, Rubashkin Rebuts Gov't Reply  -  http://hamodia.com
In their initial Merits Brief, Rubashkin's attorneys submitted what is described in court papers as overwhelming evidence that the prosecutors wrongfully interfered in the Agriprocessors bankruptcy proceedings, intimidating potential buyers and thereby ...
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:08:34 GMT

Rubashkin Support Grows As Government Fights On  -  Yated.com
The defense's core argument is very straightforward: The government is charged with causing First Bank to lose tens of millions of dollars by interfering with the sale of Agriprocessors through its no-Rubashkin edict, and then pinning responsibility ...
Wed, 25 May 2016 01:12:55 GMT

ANALYSIS: Government Response to Rubashkin Raises Eyebrows  -  http://hamodia.com
One of the most powerful arguments made by Rubashkin is regarding the testimony of Ms. Paula Roby, an attorney who represented Joseph Sarachek, the Trustee appointed by the Bankruptcy court to oversee the sale of Agriprocessors, the company that ...
Tue, 24 May 2016 02:00:02 GMT

Rubashkin railroaded? Not so, prosecutors say  -  DesMoinesRegister.com
Sholom Rubashkin's lawyers argue that prosecutors unlawfully threatened to seize control of Agriprocessors' trademarks and other assets if a Rubashkin family member was involved with the company, spooking potential bidders and ultimately driving down ...
Mon, 23 May 2016 17:01:11 GMT

US attorney rejects claims of misconduct in Rubashkin case  -  KCRG
The U.S. Attorney's Office denied that it improperly interfered in the sale of the Agriprocessors plant in Postville or presented false testimony at sentencing. Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter Deegan wrote Thursday that Rubashkin was trying to rewrite ...
Mon, 23 May 2016 12:56:00 GMT

Des Moines Register Posts Editorial In Support Of Rubashkin Against The Prosecutions Misconduct  -  Yeshiva World News
That's worth remembering when considering the ongoing legal battle over the 27-year prison sentence handed down to Sholom Rubashkin, the former head of Postville's Agriprocessors slaughterhouse. In 2009, Rubashkin was convicted of bank fraud and ...
Mon, 23 May 2016 09:59:26 GMT

Iowa court hears prosecuton case against Sholom Rubashkin appeal  -  Arutz Sheva
Rubashkin's lawyers say federal prosecutors interfered illegally with the bankruptcy sale of Agriprocessors, Rubashkin's kosher meat plant in Postville, Iowa, by ensuring that no members of the Rubashkin family were among the plant's buyers. The ...
Wed, 18 May 2016 21:49:54 GMT

Prosecutors, judges decry Rubashkin "witch hunt"  -  DesMoinesRegister.com
The American legal system is often held to be among the best in the world, but it is not when someone is the victim of conduct that is neither just nor legal. A case in point is Sholom Rubashkin, the former vice president of Agriprocessors, America's ...