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Six More People Indicted in Ongoing Broiler Chicken Probe: DOJ

Oct. 7, 2020, 5:48 PM

Six more people were indicted on antitrust charges in an ongoing broiler chicken investigation, the Department of Justice said in a statement.

  • The six additional defendants are Timothy Mulrenin, William Kantola, Jimmie Little, William Lovette, Gary Roberts and Rickie Blake; Lovette was CEO of a chicken supplier headquartered in Colorado
  • A three-count superseding indictment charges a total of 10 executives and employees at chicken producers for a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products from at least 2012 until at least early 2019
  • Previously indicted defendants who remain charged in the superseding indictment are Jayson Penn,...

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