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Six 'illegal' workers at New Malden restaurant facing deportation
Immigrants working illegally in New Malden were arrested in a Home Office sting.
Six employees at the Jin Go Gae restaurant in Burlington Road were questioned on Tuesday evening.
The restaurant’s owners could be fined £10,000 for employing each worker unless they can prove they carried out right-to-work checks.
Immigration officers found four workers had overstayed their visas: a Nepalese man, 41, a South Korean woman, 44, a Bangledeshi man, 40, and an Indian man, 39.
Another Indian man, aged 43, had breached his visa conditions and a 50-year-old Chinese man was found to be living in the UK illegally.
Jill Smith, from Home Office immigration enforcement, said: “Illegal working has a negative impact on communities.
“It defrauds the taxpayer, undercuts honest employers and cheats legitimate job seekers out of employment opportunities.”
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