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Employers: Berkshire business facing fine

29 November 2013

A cash and carry business in Reading is facing a potential fine of up to £40,000 for employing illegal workers following an operation by our officers.

Acting on intelligence, officers visited Thames Cash & Carry Ltd, Deacon Way, Tilehurst, at about 12:00 on Tuesday 26 November. Individuals were questioned to check if they had the right to be in the UK.

Officers arrested 4 men. Two Indian nationals, aged 24 and 26, were found to have overstayed their visas, a 31-year-old Indian national was working in breach of his vis...