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6 People arrested in biofuel scam

INDIANAPOLIS -- Six people have been arrested in connection with a biofuels scam that authorities say cost the government and investors more than $100-million.


The indictment alleges that the defendants sold more than 35-millions gallons of fuel and falsely claimed was 100-percent biodiesel.


Investigators say the Indiana based company e-biofuels defrauded customers more than $55 million.


"The deception involved in this matter resulted in market harm to investor in the amount of $60 million," said assistant United States Attorney Steve DeBrota.


The United States attorney says two other companies may also have been involved in the scam.

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