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NN fishing company to pay $7M for employing illegals (access required)

NORFOLK—Owners of a Newport News fishing company have agreed to pay just under $7 million dollars in forfeitures and fines for employing illegal immigrants. Under a plea deal, Peabody Corporation and its owners pleaded guilty in a Norfolk federal court last week to hiring illegal immigrants to work on its scallop boats. Peabody, owner William Francis Peabody ...