Gregory Stanton, 49, admitted “tainting consumer products with the intent to cause serious injury to the business of any person.”
A Memphis man is facing up to three years in prison after a video emerged of him urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Tennessee facility.
Gregory Stanton, 49, pleaded guilty last Friday to one-count of tampering with consumer products. U. S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant announced the guilty plea yesterday.
On September 11 this year a federal jury returned an indictment against Stanton for “tainting consumer products with the intent to cause serious injury to the business of any person.”
The incident occured in 2014 when Stanton worked at a Kellogg’s manufacturing plant in Memphis. Prosecutors alleged he made the video recording of himself “tampering with the production line” at the plant. He then uploaded the footage to the internet in 2016.
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