Polygamist Testifies Against Former Partner In Fraud Scheme
A Utah polygamist who pleaded guilty to money fraud in a nearly $500 million biodiesel fraud scheme is testifying against a California businessman who prosecutors allege helped him expand the operation. Jacob Kingston began testifying Wednesday for the U.S. government in its case against gas station owner Lev Dermen, who has pleaded not guilty to 10 counts including money laundering and mail fraud. Kingston didn't delve into Dermen's role in the scheme, but is scheduled to continue testifying Thursday in the trial. Kingston told jurors he has 20 children with three different women and 14 total grandchildren.