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Money Laundering: Business Owners and Custody Wednesday

money laundering: Federal agents on Wednesday raided businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired and mistreated immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, according to Toronto Star. Officials say 14 business owners and managers and over 130 workers were arrested. The investigative arm of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement ICE Homeland Security Investigations led the operation that saw about a dozen businesses and plants raided and 17 business owners and managers indicted for fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Of those, 14 were taken into custody Wednesday and three were still being sought. Most of the arrests occurred in northern Nebraska and southern Minnesota. Authorities also arrested more than 130 workers at various businesses, busing them to Grand Island, Neb., to be questioned and processed. ( As reported in the news.