Ore-Cal Livestock Inc., an Oregon-based company, negotiated an agreement where it pleaded guilty to five counts of aiding and abetting false statements to a government agency. The company was sentenced to five years probation and fined it $25,000 plus court costs.
As a special condition to the plea agreement Ore-Cal was ordered to pay the Office of Inspector General $50,000 as a settlement for the costs of investigating the case. The company was also ordered to pay a total of $1 million over the next five years toward trucking safety. The company was also ordered to implement a strict safety and regulatory compliance program.