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Illegal Immigrant Guilty Plea

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The owners of a Ridgeland irrigation company pled guilty to harboring illegal aliens this morning.

The U.S. attorney's office says Paul and Barbara Love, owners of Love Irrigation, were charged with improper use of social security numbers and hiding the fact they hired illegal workers from immigration agents.

As part of a plea agreement the couple has said they will pay a fine of $515,000.00.

They could also face up to ten years in prison.

Sentencing has been set for August 2nd. Tuesday, Barbara Love, the majority owner of the company, is expected to plea guilty, to a charge of concealing criminal information.

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