Apparently incentivizing the defrauding of the wage earner using illegal immigration here.
More than 130 arrested in immigration raids in Minnesota, Nebraska
By Katie Galioto Star Tribune
August 9, 2018
. . . . “These targeted businesses were knowingly hiring illegal workers to unlawfully line their own pockets by cheating the workers,
cheating the taxpayers
and cheating their business competitors,” Tracy Cormier, the special agent in charge of the operation, said in the release.
ICE said the operation was part of a 15-month investigation of companies accused of employing immigrants who come to the country illegally.
“These illegal aliens were allegedly
required to cash their paychecks at an illegal remittance business for a fee,
have tax money deducted from their pay
even though this money was never paid to the government
and were coerced to remain quiet about this criminal activity,” an ICE news release said. . . .