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Farm Swindles #311087

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Boyd, Minnesota: Karen Boros) Growing incidents in which economically strapped farmers are being swindled examined; scenes shown. [Minnesota Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Mike HATCH - notes victims' desperation.] [Gordon and Elaine MAU - describe losing everything.] No. other farm families Norman Therian is accused of swindling noted. [Iowa assistant attorney general Tam ORMISTON - cites sophistication of farm fraud.] [HATCH - agrees.] [COUPLE - consider Gene Allen evil.] Jonathan May's attempted scam of one town detailed. [Newspaper editor Byron HIGGIN - notes town's psychological state.] [MAN - comments.]

Boros, Karen;
Rather, Dan

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