LSB: Oh, the irony!
Mel Kay, founder, chairman and president of Golden State Fence Co., was sentenced along with Michael McLaughlin, a company manager, after both previously pleaded guilty to felony charges of knowingly hiring illegal aliens.
McLaughlin was also given six months home confinement by U.S. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz. Each was ordered to log 1,040 hours of community service and spend three on probation. Kay was also fined $200,000 as part of a plea agreement, and McLaughlin agreed to pay $100,000.