Missouri couple sentenced for illegal ginseng operation
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A southwest Missouri couple will spend a year on probation for their involvement in an illegal ginseng operation. On Tuesday, a court sentenced 77-year-old Kermit Schofield and his wife, 73-year-old Sandy Schofield for bringing ginseng over illegally from Arkansas to Theodosia, a town of about 250 people near the Missouri-Arkansas border. Federal prosecutors said that between June 2013 and August 2015 the Schofields illegally bought more than 100 pounds of ginseng in Arkansas....

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