Glass Emporium VP Sentenced to Three Years
Probation, $2,000 Fine
July 15, 2010
Glass Emporium vice president Emma DeGuzman has been sentenced
to three years probation and a fine of $2,000 for the charges to
which she recently pleaded guilty, including harboring of illegal
aliens through her work at the company. In addition, the U.S. District
Court for the Northern District of California has mandated that
she serve six months of her probation on home detention, according
to U.S. Department of Justice spokesperson Jack Gillund. (CLICK
HERE for related story).
Prosecutors had originally suggested she receive 10 months home
detention, but this was lessened in the final sentence issued by
Though DeGuzman also had been charged with insurance fraud, engaging
in conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and wire fraud, those charges
were dismissed when she pleaded guilty to the charges regarding
her alleged harboring of illegal aliens at Glass Emporium in February.
In addition, Glass Emporium employees Aldy Antonio and Bobby Guinto,
both who had pleaded guilty to wire fraud, also were sentenced in
recent weekseach to 3 years probation and 100 hours of community
Company president Mehrdad Hakimian was sentenced just two weeks
ago to more than three years in prison and a $150,000 fine. (CLICK
HERE for related story.)
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