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Brisbane, Australia Magistrates Court charges two cotton farmers with $20m fraud
Brisbane, Australia Magistrates Court charges two cotton farmers with $20m fraud

Two officers of cotton farming conglomerate Norman Farming in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court for alleged fraud of the government. Queensland Police alleged over the past seven years the farmers submitted fraudulent claims to receive funding from Queensland's Department of Natural Resources, resulting in an approximately AUD20M dishonest personal financial gain. The Court laid charges and released the defendants on bail.

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