The Eastern Livestock fraud case is finally coming to a close for the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office of Special Prosecutions. Attorney General Jack Conway announced Wednesday that the remaining restitution collected has been paid to an additional 35 farmers who were swindled by the now-defunct Eastern Livestock, LLC, but not named in the September 2011 indictment.
The additional checks mailed last Wednesday total $56,537, an average of $1,600 paid to the last 35 farmers. A total of 207 farmers have now received restitution from Eastern Livestock, equally nearly $900,000.
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