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Published June 12, 2013, 09:30 AM

Langdon man pleads guilty in scheme to fleece farmers

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Langdon man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Fargo to fleecing farmers in 2009 and 2010.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Langdon man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Fargo to fleecing farmers in 2009 and 2010.

Thirty-two-year-old Lance Schill was accused of advertising himself as a licensed grain bin dealer, then using the advance money farmers gave him to build his own home.

The Forum newspaper reports that Schill pleaded guilty to felony money laundering. Prosecutors dropped a felony mail fraud count.

Schill is to be sentenced Aug. 29.

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