PITTSBURGH - Two men have admitted taking part in a massive scheme to defraud banks and investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars through a now-defunct Western Pennsylvania soft-drink company.

Jonathan Podlucky and Donald Pollinger pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from a scheme that cost investors in Latrobe-based Le-Nature's Inc. more than $800 million.

Podlucky was the chief operation officer of the soft-drink company and brother of the alleged mastermind, Gregory Podlucky. Pollinger ran a Charlotte, N.C.-based equipment company that authorities said shifted money to Le-Nature's so it could be claimed as revenue.

Gregory Podlucky and two others are scheduled for trial in July.

Jonathan Podlucky and Pollinger each agreed to serve five-year prison sentences. Their attorneys declined to say whether their clients would testify against Gregory Podlucky.