SCANDALS: Bunge Cops a Plea

The much publicized grain robbery that has plagued the nation's export shipments in recent years has resulted in indictments of 52 individuals and four corporations. Last week one of the nation's largest grain exporters, Bunge Corp., became the first of those companies to accept the judicial consequences. Bunge, a privately held firm, pleaded no contest to a federal charge that it had for almost twelve years, until June 1973, short weigh ted ship cargoes at its two grain elevators in Destrehan, La., and Galveston, Texas. The company also offered no defense against...

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