USA: Some charges dropped in Tyson immigrant smuggling case
A judge has dismissed charges of immigrant smuggling against Tyson Foods but has allowed the trial of the US meat processor to continue on key conspiracy charges. US district judge R Allan Edgar dismissed 15 charges, agreeing with Tyson's defence attorneys that the prosecution had failed to prove that the company or any managers had requested two deliveries of illegal workers from undercover agents posing as smugglers, reported the Associated Press.
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