Joe Arpaio's 82nd Workplace Bust: Four Women Arrested
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is publicizing its 82nd "criminal employment" operation, which resulted in the arrests of four women.
As usual, the workers were arrested in the investigation, and the four employers -- Zipps Sports Grill, Chompie's, Bradford Allen, and Best Western -- where deputies served search warrants were hailed for their cooperation in an MCSO press release.
As was the case with the 81st such bust, the workers were accused of using the identity of someone who was applying for food stamps after they were disqualified for having so much income.
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According to the Sheriff's Office, six people were using the same identity, although there were only four arrests, of women between ages 38 and 41.
"All have been identified as being in the U.S. illegally," the MCSO press release states.
A grand total of 782 people have been arrested in these operations, which started in 2008.
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