Poultry is big business in Georgia. In fact, broiler chickens are the state’s number one agricultural commodity, valued at nearly $4.5 billion, and Georgia produces more chicken than any state in the U.S. And over the past decade business has been good, with both chicken demand and prices increasing by over 10%. But as with any big business there comes some big scandals, which is exactly what two executives from Georgia-based Claxton Poultry Farms have found themselves in. Mikell Fries and Scott Brady this week were indicted by a federal grand jury of price rigging to suppress competition between 2012 and 2017, a serious crime that could see them facing up to 10 years in prison and a $1 million fine. 2020 has been rough for everyone, but for these criminal chicken execs it is SINKING big time.