Former Kansas legislator pleads guilty

 

40-YEAR-OLD “TRENT LEDOUX” OF HOLTON, PLEADED GUILTY YESTERDAY TO ONE COUNT OF BANK FRAUD.
HE ADMITTED DEFRAUDING FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK OF MORE THAN 465 THOUSAND DOLLARS.
PROSECUTORS SAY HE DEPOSITED SOME OF THE MONEY INTO HIS CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT.
LEDOUX ADMITTED HE FALSELY TOLD THE BANK HE WOULD USE MONEY FROM THREE LOANS TO BUY CATTLE, WHICH WOULD BE COLLATERAL.
HE WILL BE SENTENCED IN AUGUST.

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