Potato Bigwig Admits To Illegal Campaign Donations

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 12:28 PM EST) -- The owner of one of the nation’s largest potato growers has admitted to making more than $60,000 in illegal political contributions to a pair of California legislature candidates and has agreed to serve three years of probation for the offense.

James Larry Minor, owner of Agri-Empire Corp., pled guilty Wednesday in the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside, to one count of conspiracy to violate the state’s Political Reform Act and one count of contributing over the state’s limit, a representative from the California attorney...
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