that a federal court jury in Little Rock this morning returned guilty verdicts on all counts against two people charged in a multi-million-dollar scheme for claiming federal money for feeding phantom poor children.
and Anthony Waits
had claimed innocence. Mills faced 39 counts of conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering in a scheme that allegedly sent her $2.7 million. Waits was charged with conspiracy. He allegedly got kickbacks for recruiting friends and family into the scheme. A dozen people have pleaded guilty in the fraud scheme that the government said scammed more than $11 million.
Sentencing will be later.