Bill Gates faces scrutiny after massive purchase of land in North Dakota

'Newsweek' reports that Bill Gates' purchase of a large patch of land in North Dakota has sparked fury and questions about the Microsoft billionaire. Last week, Gates reportedly purchased 2,100 acres of farmland in North Dakota. He has already amassed almost 270,000 acres of farmland in the United States. Gates is the largest private owner of farmland in the U.S. On June 30, North Dakota's attorney general approved Gates' $13.5 million bid to purchase the land from Campbell Farms. According to North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, the news has drawn concerns from locals.

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