The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by the former chief executive of a kosher meat packing plant in Iowa who was sentenced to 27 years in prison on charges of financial fraud.
Former Agriprocessors executive Sholom Rubashkin has appealed his conviction and sentence for bank fraud to the U.S. Supreme Court.
An online petition in support of jailed kosher meat executive Sholom Rubashkin garnered 10 times its anticipated goal of 5,000 signatures.
A hearing has been scheduled to request a new trial for former Agriprocessors official Sholom Rubashkin.
Jailed former Agriprocessors official Sholom Rubashkin will be featured on an episode of the CNBC series "American Greed."