Coast businessman to forfeit $475,000 for hiring illegals
Published: September 2,2011
BILOXI — A Biloxi businessman who hired illegal immigrants for government construction jobs has been ordered to forfeit $475,000, which his attorney said is a rough average of his net income over a number of years.
The Sun Herald reports Randall Weitzel, CEO of Artisan Textures, was sentenced Wednesday to a six-month prison term followed by five months of house arrest and two years of supervised release.
Weitzel and two business associates have been sentenced in a case involving the illegal hiring of undocumented workers in a period the government said covered more than eight years.
Yesterday, Agustin Arcadia was sentenced to three months in prison, five months of house arrest and two years of probation. Edwood Brodtmann received three years of probation and a $5,000 fine.
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