One of the nation's largest cattle brokerages is under investigation after federal regulators said the Indiana company left ranchers nationwide hanging for $130 million.

USDA officials said that Eastern Livestock Co. wrote checks totaling about $81 million to buy cattle this month that have been returned for insufficient funds.

The agency says Eastern may owe cattle farmers across Midwest and West as much as $130 million.

To read the entire article, link here.