Rats in the Grain

Rats in the Grain

The Dirty Tricks and Trials of Archer Daniels Midland

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Baker & Taylor
A tell-all expose reveals the price-fixing, bribery, cover-ups, and other dirty tricks lurking behind one of the nation's most "wholesome" corporate images.

Perseus Publishing
Beneath the wholesome image of Archer Daniels Midland lie some of the dirtiest practices in American business: price-fixing, bribery, and cover-ups. Unfolding like a legal thriller, Rats in the Grain portrays the crime and punishment of ADM during the largest white-collar criminal trial of the 1990s. James Lieber profiles the witnesses, the defense lawyers and federal prosecutors, the inner workings of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, and the unpredictable mole Lieber had access to. "A detailed account of how an influential corporation can go rotten." — The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Beneath the wholesome image of Archer Daniels Midland lie some of the dirtiest practices in American business: price-fixing, bribery, and cover-ups. Unfolding like a legal thriller, Rats in the Grain portrays the crime and punishment of ADM during the largest white-collar criminal trial of the 1990s. James Lieber profiles the witnesses, the defense lawyers and federal prosecutors, the inner workings of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, and the unpredictable mole Lieber had access to. A detailed account of how an influential corporation can go rotten.” The Cleveland Plain Dealer


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In the summer of 1995, US agents searched the headquarters of the giant corporation and political campaign donor, and charged it with fixing markets worldwide; a month later the whistleblower was characterized as mentally ill and publicly pilloried. The media averted its gaze, and the public quickly glowed again under the fuzzy commercials about feeding the world's hungry. Pittsburgh lawyer Lieber, who has written widely about social and political issues, stayed on the case. He reports. This is a paper edition reprint of a work first published in 2000. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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A tell-all exposT reveals the price-fixing, bribery, cover-up, and other dirty tricks lurking behind one of the nation's most "wholesome" corporate images. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Four Walls Eight Windows, 2000
Description: xiv, 418 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781568582184
1568582188
9781568581415
1568581416
Branch Call Number: 364.168 Lie

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