A Florida man pleaded guilty Wednesday, May 16, to conspiracy to commit visa fraud, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Mississippi Department of Labor, Office of the Inspector General.
Michael Lombardi, 41, was the owner of U.S. Opportunities, a business that provides temporary foreign workers to
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Lombardi will be sentenced Aug. 6 and faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Annette Williams.