DOCUMENT RELEASED: Agriprocessors former plant manager faces federal charges - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

DOCUMENT RELEASED: Agriprocessors former plant manager faces federal charges

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CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) -- A former manager of a kosher slaughterhouse raided by federal immigration agents in May has been arrested.

Sholom Rubashkin is scheduled to make an initial appearance in federal court in Cedar Rapids on Thursday afternoon. Immigration agents arrested Rubashkin, son of company owner Abraham Aaron Rubashkin, in Postville earlier in the day.

The 49-year-old will face charges of conspiracy to harbor undocumented immigrants for financial gain, aiding and abetting document fraud and aiding and abetting aggravated identity theft.

Agents raided the Agriprocessors plant on May 12, arresting 389 people in what officials said was one of the largest single-site immigration busts in U.S. history.

A message left for Agriprocessors officials wasn't immediately returned.

Click here to read the criminal complaint and affidavit.

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