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Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Former Bucks County Company VP Charged In Immigration Fraud

Steven A. Cohen, 53, of Virginia, was charged today by Information with one count of visa fraud, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  Cohen had been the Vice-President of Operations at Land Tech, Enterprises, a landscaping company in Bucks County.  He made a material misstatement on immigration documents so that the company could improperly obtain visas for workers from Mexico to do landscaping work for the company. 

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by United States Department of Labor Office of Inspector General, the Department of State, and Homeland Security Investigations.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Laurie Magid.

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An Indictment or Information is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated December 15, 2014