Ex-Affiliated Foods CEO Gets 41 Mos. For Check Fraud

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has sentenced a contrite John Mills, the former CEO of Affiliated Foods Southwest Inc., to 41 months in prison and ordered him to make more than $3.1 million in restitution for a check-kiting fraud that victimized U.S. Bank NA and other lenders.

In February, Mills pled guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas to a count of aiding and abetting bank fraud and agreed to cooperate as a witness against Alexander “Lex” Martinez, the former CFO of the...
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