ST. LOUIS (FNS) -- A former owner of the defunct National Super Markets chain, here, was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, Ill., to 22 years in prison for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.
James R. Gibson, 57, of Belleville, Ill., earlier had pleaded guilty to bilking 140 persons of approximately $67 million.
Some of the money, according to court records, was used to bolster the faltering National chain, which operated 23 stores in the St. Louis ...
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