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Human trafficking case leads to Fonda farm worker

Posted at: 03/25/2014 11:48 AM
Updated at: 03/25/2014 12:39 PM
By: WNYT Staff

The US Attorney in Arizona says Joel Mazariegos-Soto was hiding out in Fonda.
The US Attorney in Arizona says Joel Mazariegos-Soto was hiding out in Fonda.

FONDA - A dairy farm worker in Fonda is headed to federal prison for five years in connection with an international human trafficking case.

The US Attorney in Arizona says Joel Mazariegos-Soto was hiding out in Fonda.

Homeland Security officers arrested him last year for money laundering and harboring illegal aliens.

Soto pleaded guilty to running the business from the Montgomery County farm.