Last Defendant Cops To $8M Scheme To Bilk US Agency

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 3:39 PM EDT) -- A former project manager from Foodpro International Inc. pled guilty Monday in California to withholding documents related to a scheme to bilk a federal investment agency of $8 million.

Irina Rebegeneau admitted that she hid from federal investigators documents pertaining to an Overseas Private Investment Corp. loan made to Golden Sierra Partners LLC, which is owned by Foodpro, for a milling and bakery company in Estonia. Rebegeneau, who faces 20 years in prison, is the last of five defendants to plead guilty in connection to the...
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