SK Foods Ex-VP Pleads Guilty To Tomato Plot

Law360, New York (August 25, 2009, 7:25 PM EDT) -- A former executive at tomato grower and processor SK Foods LP has pled guilty to conspiracy and agreed to cooperate in the U.S. government's ongoing investigation of an alleged bribery and price-fixing scheme involving the sales of processed tomatoes to major food vendors.

Jeffrey Sherman Beasley, 63, entered a guilty plea Tuesday for one count of honest services mail fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, admitting that he and certain other leaders, employees and associates of SK Foods engaged in...
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