Cathy Gieseker http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Gov. Nixon signs grain dealers measure into law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-signs-grain-dealers-measure-law <p><a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> has signed into law legislation designed to protect Missouri farmers from dishonest or financially struggling grain dealers.</p><p>The measure comes out of what state officials call the largest grain fraud scheme in Missouri history:&nbsp; Prosecutors charged Cathy Gieseker with defrauding 180 grain farmers out of at least $27 million as her business went under.&nbsp; She pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and is now in prison. Mon, 11 Jul 2011 23:31:42 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1624 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Gov. Nixon signs grain dealers measure into law