Saturday, November 6, 2010

Rancho Cucamonga furniture company executives charged with hiring illegal immigrants

Prosecutors on Monday charged the president of a Rancho Cucamonga furniture company with hiring illegal immigrants and lying about their employment status to federal investigators.

Rick M. Vartanian, 57, of Ladera Ranch has been charged with obstruction of justice and employing unauthorized workers, according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Department of Homeland Security received an anonymous tip in 2009 that Brownwood Furniture was using unauthorized labor...

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