Four Men Arrested In Chiswick Restaurant Raid
Immigration officers raid Frankie's Braganza following 'tip-off'
Four men, thought to be working illegally, were arrested during a raid on a Chiswick restaurant.
Officers from the UK Border Agency raided the Chiswick branch of Frankie's Braganza, owned by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White and champion jockey Frankie Detorri, on Friday 3rd December after a tip off.
Three Brazilians and one Algerian were arrested on suspicion of using fake documents to get work.
Two Ecuadorians and one Albanian were also arrested during a previous raid at Frankie's Knightsbridge branch.
Employers face a £10,000 fine per illegal worker if they are unable to prove they carried out legal checks.
Earlier this year Chiswick resident Baroness Scotland was fined £5,000 for employing illegal immigrant Loloahi Tapui as her housekeeper. 27 year old Tongan born Tapui is currently serving an eight month sentence for possessing a false identity stamp, and overstaying her student visa.
December 7, 2010