Madison business owner pleads guilty in immigration case

Published: Aug. 5, 2020 at 10:39 AM CDT
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MADISON, Miss. (AP) - Federal authorities said the owner of a business in Mississippi and his company pleaded guilty Tuesday to harboring people who entered the country illegally.

According to U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, Rui Ping Lin and his company, Red Samurai Sushi, Inc., of Madison, Mississippi, entered the plea before Senior U.S. District Judge David M. Bramlette, III.

As part of the plea, Red Samurai agreed to two years’ probation and an immigration compliance program, in addition to forfeiture and a $100,000 fine.

Formal sentencing is set for Oct. 27.

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