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Business owners arrested for allegedly employing illegal aliens

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- We're learning more about a federal investigation involving a couple who operates some Subway restaurants in Lexington.

According to our partners at the Herald-Leader, investigators say Amrutlal Patel and his wife, Dakshaben Patel, employed undocumented Indian nationals, who worked long hours for little pay.

They've been charged with housing, transporting, and employing illegal aliens.

The couple operates four Subway restaurants including one on Southland Drive, which was closed Wednesday.

The Patels were arrested Tuesday, after investigators searched their home.


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