Eleven Arrested in Human Smuggling Scheme
La Feria (KFXV) 11 people are arrested for allegedly harboring and transporting undocumented aliens.
Fox 2 cameras were there as federal agents raided the home where they operated from.
In total police arrested 6 people from La Feria, 2 from Brownsville, 2 from Alton, and one from Harlingen.They all went before a judge this morning.
Investigators say they operated a complex alien harboring scheme in exchange for money. They issued legal documents with fake identities.
All are charged with one count of conspiracy and at least one count of alien harboring. If convicted, they face up to 10 years in federal prison and a possible $250,000 fine.