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Two Charged in Biodiesel Fraud
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:53 PM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- Two men were indicted last week in Las Vegas, Nev., on 57 biodiesel fraud counts in a scheme valued at more than $37 million.

James Jariv, 63, of Las Vegas, and Nathan Stoliar, 64, of Australia were indicted by a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division, criminal division, and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Nevada, said in a Jan. 16 news release.

The indictment includes allegations of conspiracy, wire fraud, false statements under the Clean Air Act, obstruction of justice and conspiracy to engage in ...

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