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 the court.

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 weeks—each to 3 years probation and 100 hours of community service.

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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