Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Kansas McDonald’s Pleads to Felony, Pays $400K, for Hiring Undocumented Manager

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"A local corporation has agreed to plead guilty to an immigration charge after a federal investigation showed that the manager of one of its McDonald’s restaurants in Wichita was an undocumented worker, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced today.  McCalla Corporation, a McDonald’s franchisee with offices at 9342 E. Central in Wichita, was charged today with one felony count of knowingly accepting a fraudulent identification document offered as proof that an employee was eligible to work.  As part of the plea agreement, the corporation has agreed to pay a $300,000 fine, and an additional $100,000 forfeiture judgment. ... McCalla Corporation admitted that in March 2011 the company’s director of operations became aware that one of its store managers was using a Social Security number not assigned to her.  He told the McDonald’s store manager she needed to provide him new documents to confirm her eligibility to work.  Two days later