Former Aracoma employee Jerome Eddie Russell, 50, of Williamson, and Frelin Workman, 58, of Belfrey, Ky., also pleaded guilty to honest services mail fraud and tax evasion this week in connection to the scheme.
Randy Workman, 36, also of Belfrey, pleaded guilty to tax evasion and aiding and abetting honest mail fraud for using a cash payroll system to evade payroll taxes.
T&W Services employee Arthur White Jr., 60, of Lenore, also pleaded guilty to tax evasion.
U.S. District Judge John T. Copenhaver will preside over Sargent's July 8 sentencing. Sargent faces up to 25 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.
Russell, Frelin Workman and Randy Workman will be sentenced July 2. Each faces up to 25 years in prison and a $500,000 fine
White faces up to 10 years in prison and a $500,000 fine. Sentencing is scheduled for July 11.
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