Iroquois County farmer jailed for probation violations

Iroquois County farmer jailed for probation violations

An Iroquois County famer has been ordered to serve 364 days in prison for violating the terms of his probation for federal crop insurance fraud. According to a press release from the Department of Justice, 40-year-old Jeremy Seggebruch of Cissna Park was taken into custody January ninth when a US District Judge revoked his probation. The judge has previously sentences Seggebruch to three years probation for underreporting the amount of corn harvested under a federal crop insurance claim. Seggebruch was also ordered to pay restitution of just under 301-thousand-dollars. The federal judge said Seggebruch violated the terms of his probation by taking part in a Federal Crop Insurance program through his sisters company and receiving benefits from the USDA among other violations.

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