Maryland Seafood Company, Owner Plead Guilty to Visa Fraud
Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, of Dorchester, Maryland and his company, Capt. Phip’s Seafood Inc., pleaded guilty to unlawful employment of undocumented workers and visa fraud on September 14.
As per the plea agreement, the seafood processing company “willfully submitted false and inaccurate job descriptions to obtain lower prevailing wages for its foreign workers.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland explained that omissions about the full scope of job duties to be performed by temporary foreign workers resulted in the DOL approving Capt. Phip’s to...
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