|June 18, 2013|
Internal Security United States, together with the police raided the largest franchise network of 7-Eleven in Brooklyn. As a result of the raid were arrested 9 people who have been indicted in the theft of personal data and their use for hiring illegal immigrants to work.
As the federal prosecutor's office of the Eastern District of New York, more than a dozen people have been brought into the country illegally and, in fact, engaged in slave labor, and the suspects were appropriated part of their wages.
The audit was conducted in 14 stores in the states of Virginia and New York. Following an audit of federal law enforcement agencies seized the shops and five houses with a total value of more than $ 1.3 million. Investigation of the case continues.
7-Eleven — it is the operator of franchise chain stores in 18 countries. The company has about 36,000 offices.