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Immigration Officials: Search Warrants and Business Immigrants

immigration officials: The 566 clients associated to the two addresses ... are well beyond what would be expected for a single dwelling residence and motel, investigator Lana Hicks said in one warrant, according to CTV. The nine thick search warrants tell the story of how the probe began on March 30th, 2015, when a border officer red-flagged the watch. But newly released search warrants have revealed the intricate sleuthing that led immigration officials to dive deeply into how hundreds of business immigrants used the same home address in P.E.I. On Monday, charges were laid alleging siblings Ping Zhong and her brother, Yi Zhong, counselled business immigrants seeking permanent residency to provide residential addresses in P.E.I. though they didn't really live there. Soon, Hicks, an 18-year veteran of the border service, was searching for two witnesses in a potential watch-smuggling case. When Hicks called, she found a hotel reception desk, and decided to run a check through the agency's case management system. One man had provided 281 Brackley Point Road in Charlottetown as his address. ( As reported in the news.