Farmer charged for stealing crop insurance money


A Wiregrass farmer has been charged for allegedly stealing crop insurance money

Dexter Day Gilbert was charged in U.S. District Court with illegally receiving funds from the federal government .

The federal government wants Gilbert to repay more than $919,000

Gilbert reportedly received payments which he wasn’t entitled too.

A plea hearing in U.S. District Court is scheduled for June 11.

If convicted, the federal prosecutor will ask that Gilbert forfeit the money.

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