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Former slaughterhouse CEO named in new indictment

Sholom Rubashkin Sholom Rubashkin

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Former Agriprocessors kosher meatpacking plant chief executive officer Sholom Rubashkin has been named in a new 99-count federal indictment.

Rubashkin is already being held on charges of bank fraud, harboring illegal immigrants, document fraud and identity theft.

The new indictment adds charges of money laundering and violating an order from the U.S. secretary of agriculture.

The indictment was filed late Thursday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids.

It also names three co-defendants who worked at the plant in Postville.

Online Executive Producer Nate Leding

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