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The Associated Press November 17, 2010, 4:59PM ET

Nebraska inspector accused of faking mad cow tests

A former state cattle inspector has been indicted for faking tests for mad cow disease.

The two-count indictment announced Wednesday by the U.S Attorney's Office says 41-year-old Galen Niehues, of Cozad, submitted inspection reports on 92 cattle operations in Nebraska but never actually performed the inspections. He faces federal charges of making false statements and mail fraud.

No number was listed for Niehues, and court records don't list his attorney.

His first court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 2. Niehues faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted.

A message left with the Agriculture Department wasn't immediately returned. The indictment says Niehues worked for the department from July 2009 through March.

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