Judge denies new trial for Rubashkin

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A judge has denied a motion for a new trial for a former kosher meatpacking plant executive convicted of financial fraud following an immigration raid on the Iowa plant.

Chief U.S. District Court Judge Linda Reade issued her ruling Wednesday, rejecting Sholom Rubashkin’s motion for a new trial.

Rubashkin was convicted on 86 federal financial fraud charges in 2009 and was sentenced to 27 years in prison and ordered to pay $27 million in restitution.

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