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Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 4:45 PM EDT) — An Israeli owner of a mall kiosk business admitted guilt Thursday in Virginia federal court after prosecutors charged him and nine others with a large-scale B-2 visitor visa fraud and money laundering plot involving 140 foreign workers from Israel that earned $14 million over three years.

Eyal Katz, 38, became the latest to enter a guilty plea before Newport News U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson. Katz was scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 17 and could receive a maximum prison term of 25 years, according to…

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