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Sheriff Joe Raids GNC Nutrition: 21 Illegals Using Stolen IDs (Including Those of Dead Americans)
Stand With Arizona ^ | 08-10-2012 | John Hill

Posted on 08/10/2012 2:08:49 PM PDT by montag813

by John Hill
Stand With Arizona

He's known as "America's Toughest Sheriff". But Joe Arpaio continues to show he deserves the moniker of "America's JOBS Sheriff". Because every time Sheriff Joe conducts a raid, he frees up jobs for legal American workers.

Yesterday was no exception, as Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies raided the large General Nutrition Corporation (GNC) distribution warehouse in Phoenix. GNC is the dominant retailer of nutritional supplements in the U.S., with stores across the country.

MCSO's Jeff Sprong says the vitamin distribution business employed as many as 21 suspects using false identifications to secure employment. Two suspects were using social security numbers belonging to dead persons, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said.

About 30 MCSO deputies are involved in the operation. Arpaio says five people were arrested. One person was hiding in a women's bathroom, while another tried to hide under some type of equipment.  Someone familiar with the business tipped off the Sheriff's office last year about illegal immigrants using fake IDs.

"This is a big, big operation..over 1,100 stores on the west coast and Alaska and Hawaii..we're not done yet.  We have five in custody and will continue to look for the rest," Arpaio said.
MCSO officials have told SWA that all 5 workers arrested thus far were in fact illegal aliens. It was the sheriff's 59th such sweep. In the previous 58 employer sanctions/identity theft operations, 100% of all suspects found to be committing identity theft to gain employment were illegal aliens.  The Maricopa County Sheriff ’s office has  investigated, arrested on the  streets and in the jails over 51,000 illegal aliens.
"Illegal aliens are stealing identities of U.S. citizens to gain employment which escalates our unemployment problems. I  don’t  believe we should tolerate this. Furthermore, I will continue to enforce all federal and state illegal immigration laws in the business sector through human smuggling and crime suppression operations, despite activists and the federal government who may not like it,”  said the Sheriff.
See the video report here. Notice how the sniveling local reporter Mike Watkiss absurdly gives camera time to an illegal alien supporter who "sees nothing wrong" with illegals using the stolen identity of Americans - including those who are desceased. And of course he works in a mention of the absurd "racial profiling" lawsuit that was filed against Sheriff Joe.

Arpaio stresses that one of the benefits of these employer sanctions/identity theft operations is that they open up job opportunities for legal citizens.

For critics who insist that illegal aliens only take the jobs that Americans refuse to do, we remind them of the example in the news report below, where legal workers of all ages and backgrounds lined up for jobs at three Phoenix-area restaurants, after a major Arpaio raid removed 200 workers there:

"America's Jobs Sheriff" is on it. Don't you wish your local Sheriff worked as hard to free up jobs in your city or town? If they are not, let them know you want our laws enforced, and illegal aliens taken off the job. (You can find their contact info HERE).

Way to go, Joe!

Show you Stand With Joe by SIGNING HIS PETITION HERE.



TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; arpaio; illegals; sheriffjoe
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1 posted on 08/10/2012 2:09:00 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813

Thanks, Sheriff Joe, not only for all your hard work, but setting a good example.


2 posted on 08/10/2012 2:12:07 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Standing Wolf

Sherrif Joe for Prez!


3 posted on 08/10/2012 2:15:23 PM PDT by jag.drafting
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To: Standing Wolf

Sheriff Joe for Prez!


4 posted on 08/10/2012 2:15:33 PM PDT by jag.drafting
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To: montag813

Holder will go ballistic..................


5 posted on 08/10/2012 2:17:01 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: montag813

We should handle this like drug busts, seize and sell all equipment and assets in the operation. Would only take one or two employers having their business sold out from under them and they would all stop hiring Illegals.


6 posted on 08/10/2012 2:18:14 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: montag813

Would be interesting to hear from the Social Security folks.

I assume most of the time (unless there is Chicago type fraud) when a person dies, their account is closed?

Then suddenly years later SS “payroll tax” contributions start coming in under that number.

No red flags?


7 posted on 08/10/2012 2:21:16 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: montag813

Still waiting to see this in Texas...still waiting...still waiting...

Never mind, I forgot who our governor is.


8 posted on 08/10/2012 2:23:11 PM PDT by BobL (Cruz'd to Victory - July 31, 2012)
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To: montag813

... and in an unrelated news flash: Democratic voter roles have just dropped...


9 posted on 08/10/2012 2:23:46 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: Red Badger
Holder and obozo will not like this. GOOD!!! What??? because obozo commanded???? It will be interesting to see Holder try to prosecute the good sheriff for doing his job upholding the real law.
10 posted on 08/10/2012 2:26:54 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: montag813
Keeping American safe—something the POS in the WH won't do. In fact he is abetting criminals and should be charged with something.
11 posted on 08/10/2012 2:27:21 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer.)
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To: nascarnation; montag813

“MCSO’s Jeff Sprong says the vitamin distribution business employed as many as 21 suspects using false identifications to secure employment. Two suspects were using social security numbers belonging to dead persons, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said.”

Somebody needs to raid a big white mansion in DC and arrest one of the occupants for using the social security number of a dead man.


12 posted on 08/10/2012 2:27:44 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: montag813
General Nutrition Corporation (GNC) distribution warehouse in Phoenix.

Bookmark

13 posted on 08/10/2012 2:27:44 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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To: montag813

GNC, a Pittsburgh company, headquartered at 300 6th. Avenue in the Golden Triangle.


14 posted on 08/10/2012 2:29:29 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: nascarnation

“Then suddenly years later SS “payroll tax” contributions start coming in under that number.

No red flags?”

Why would the government want to investigate money coming in?


15 posted on 08/10/2012 2:30:27 PM PDT by I am bigjohn
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To: montag813
Good news, but unless the employer is also arrested, he'll just replace these folks with other illegals. Arrest and prosecute a few employers and things will really change.

It is hard and politically dangerous for elected sheriffs to go after employers, though.

16 posted on 08/10/2012 2:30:58 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: montag813

GNC DISTRIBUTION
1002 S 63RD AVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85043-4403
(623) 936-2020


17 posted on 08/10/2012 2:31:54 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

GNC DISTRIBUTION
1002 S 63RD AVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85043-4403
(623) 936-2020


18 posted on 08/10/2012 2:33:42 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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To: montag813

Most Credit Card companies can spot a stolen card in seconds and our bloated unconstitutional government cannot spot a bogus SS number?

Seems the government could shut down a major portion of the SS Department and pay the CC industry to do verification.


19 posted on 08/10/2012 2:37:54 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: montag813
Thanks to criminal, unscrupulous employers, illegal aliens have also taken over the distribution and warehouse industries and driven down the wages in those industries too.

Even the top management/supervisors in these industries are many times also here illegally, as the greedy employers have to hire bilingual Spanish speaking supervisors to communicate with their low wage illegal alien workforces.

20 posted on 08/10/2012 2:39:37 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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To: Wurlitzer

...and speaking of credit card numbers, can’t say I’d be all to comfortable handing over my plastic to someone who is here illegally and using stolen ID.

Doubt Barry’s regime will want to do anything against GNC, but as a consumer I know I plan to do (hint: it involves NEVER spending my hard earned money there).


21 posted on 08/10/2012 2:45:00 PM PDT by Made In The USA (Can we cut the BS and just say it like it is?)
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To: montag813

make joe the head of ICE


22 posted on 08/10/2012 2:52:02 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: jag.drafting

Great idea. Imagine Putin sitting agross the table from Joe. Poor Putin. Instead Putin uses Obama as a wash rag.


23 posted on 08/10/2012 3:04:19 PM PDT by vc79 (LIBs)
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To: montag813

“...51,000 illegal aliens.”

Wow.


24 posted on 08/10/2012 3:05:38 PM PDT by moovova (Chic-fil-A is good...and right.)
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To: montag813; nascarnation
Would be interesting to hear from the Social Security folks.

Dead American Social Security numbers are easily attainable off the Internet. I was shocked when I first saw the site while I was doing some genealogical research. Lots of them WWII vets. I wondered at my first viewing if anyone would be unethical enough to use them. Now we know.

25 posted on 08/10/2012 3:10:57 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: montag813; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

26 posted on 08/10/2012 3:26:55 PM PDT by HiJinx (He who controls the water, controls life.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog; mylife; PA Engineer
GNC, a Pittsburgh company, headquartered at 300 6th. Avenue in the Golden Triangle.

In the early 80's, when I fled Pittsburgh for Texas, I seem to recall there was a lot of noise about GNC also relocating its corporate HQ out of town...to perhaps Atlanta. Anybody from the Burgh remember this?

It was around the time when the unions and the Democrat machine (Flaherty, Caliguiri and company) killed the steel industry. Several longtime corporate citizens were leaving around that time like Gulf and Rockwell. Even the iconic Quaker State Oil Company left the Quaker State and followed me to Texas! :-)

27 posted on 08/10/2012 3:31:48 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Slyfox

Forget about illegals in Arizona.

We need to send Arpaio to DC to arrest Baraq & WithHolder....


28 posted on 08/10/2012 3:44:35 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: montag813

I love him like a brother.


29 posted on 08/10/2012 4:10:26 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Wurlitzer

Funny you should mention CC companies. Just this week I got a text alert, an email alert, AND a phone call from my bank regarding a suspicious transaction on my debit card. All of the notifications occurred literally within 5 minutes of each other and within 30 minutes of the actual transaction.

It was indeed fraudulent. The bank cancelled my card, and a new one was in my hands in 4 days.

The amount of the transaction?

$1.00.

That’s right, ONE dollar.


30 posted on 08/10/2012 4:18:58 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: BobL
Still waiting to see this in Texas...still waiting...still waiting...

Never mind, I forgot who our governor is.

Newsflash, Joe Arpaio isn't Governor of Arizona.

31 posted on 08/10/2012 4:19:50 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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32 posted on 08/10/2012 4:22:24 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: montag813

Bump


33 posted on 08/10/2012 4:22:24 PM PDT by fanfan (.http://www.ontariolandowners.ca/index.php?p=1_50_Your-Rights)
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To: Red Badger

LoL.


34 posted on 08/10/2012 5:03:56 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: drypowder
Holder and obozo will not like this. GOOD!!! What??? because obozo commanded???? It will be interesting to see Holder try to prosecute the good sheriff for doing his job upholding the real law.

DC is 3000+ miles away and can FOAD. Our Imperial Rome is bloated on our tax dollars with lots of construction cranes visible on the skyline unlike any other city USA

35 posted on 08/10/2012 5:06:48 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: Eaker

“Newsflash, Joe Arpaio isn’t Governor of Arizona.”

But NO ONE in Arizona jails him, as our governor would (likely) do here in Texas if a conservative stepped out of line on an issue so important to him (i.e., flooding the state with Illegals).

That’s why nothing happens...he OWNS them all.


36 posted on 08/10/2012 5:16:26 PM PDT by BobL (Cruz'd to Victory - July 31, 2012)
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To: re_nortex

I really don’t know, but thanks for the ping to the Sheriff Joe thread. I found it interesting that two of the illegals were using Social Security numbers from dead people. I wonder who taught them that?


37 posted on 08/10/2012 6:14:34 PM PDT by PA Engineer ("We're not programs, Gerty, We're People")
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To: montag813

Good for Joe.

While at the site, I clicked on another article and promptly blew a gasket.

“OUTRAGE: ICE and Border Patrol Leaders Expose the ‘Border Chaos’ Resulting from Obama Amnesty Decree”

http://standwitharizona.com/blog/2012/07/26/outrage-ice-and-border-patrol-leadership-expose-the-border-chaos-resulting-from-obama-amnesty-decree/


38 posted on 08/10/2012 6:30:30 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: BobL

your comment is an EXCELLENT example of Joe’s real charge

you excuse lack of illegal law results because Perry is your governor.

Sheriff Joe was never governor in Arizona and while Joe was in fact Sheriff of Maricopa county, Janet Napilatano was governor twice.

I live here that combo was always stink on a skunk.

No...the law tasks sheriffs to enforce law.Joe does .Governors, nope.


39 posted on 08/10/2012 6:41:32 PM PDT by advertising guy (the White House hasn't had this much leakin since Billy Carter watered the Rose Garden)
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To: little jeremiah

Hard to believe - Sheriff Joe grew up in Massachusetts.


40 posted on 08/10/2012 7:32:43 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Tau Food

Illegals Begin Leaving Arizona as New Law Approaches (2008)
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,329829,00.html

For the first time, Mexican officials in Arizona admit there is hard evidence illegal immigrants are preparing to leave the state because a new employer sanctions law is making it difficult, if not impossible, for them to keep a job. Illegal immigrants are flooding the Mexican consulate in Phoenix for documents that will allow them to return to Mexico to enroll their children in school, the consul to Arizona, Carlos Flores Vizcarra, told FOX News. They are also requesting a document called “menaje de casa,” which allows illegal immigrant families living in the U.S. to cross into Mexico without paying a tax on their furniture and personal belongings. Vizcarra said 94 families asked the embassy for students transfer documents last month, compared to only three last year. He said several thousand immigrants asked for the tax document. In a separate interview, Edmundo Hidalgo of the non-profit immigrant support group Chicanos Por La Causa, said 30,000 illegal immigrants said in a survey last week that they planned to leave Arizona sometime before March 1, when the state’s tough new employer sanctions law goes into effect.

Under the law, employers can lose their business licenses if they hire undocumented workers. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has set up a hotline for citizens to report on employers who hire illegals. He has said enforcement will begin when the law goes into effect. Many deputies have also been given arrest authority by Customs and Border Protection to enforce federal immigration law. So in the course of a traffic stop, illegal immigrants without a driver’s license could ultimately face deportation. These factors, combined with a slowing economy, are forcing many undocumented workers to consider leaving Arizona. According to a study last year, 12 percent of Arizona’s workforce is in the U.S. illegally,

__________________________________________________________
Someone in AZ, didn’t this law go into effect March, 2008?


41 posted on 08/10/2012 7:52:53 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: montag813

I hope Joe is the one who slaps the cuffs on Holder and his fellow criminals. It would be sweet justice.


42 posted on 08/10/2012 7:54:51 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode over evil. Voting for mitt or obie is like throwing your country away.)
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To: ladyjane

Massachusetts was different decades ago. The whole country was different decades ago.


43 posted on 08/10/2012 8:42:52 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: advertising guy

“you excuse lack of illegal law results because Perry is your governor.”

Hell I don’t excuse it, I deplore it. We have 254 counties in Texas, each with a sheriff. I have NO DOUBT that more than a handful of counties would like to do the same as Joe - but they know that, unlike Jan Brewer, our governor will probably look them (the Sheriffs) up if they try.

Otherwise, it would have already been tried.


44 posted on 08/10/2012 8:53:07 PM PDT by BobL (Cruz'd to Victory - July 31, 2012)
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To: Sirius Lee
Sheriff Joe and his Cold Case Posse have demonstrated beyond reasonable doubt that :

(1) The "Birth Certificate Copy" exhibited on the WH website is NOT what Obama's lawyer received from the State of Hawaii.
(2) The Selective Service registration submitted by Obama is fraudulent
(3) The Social Security identification used by Obama is fraudulent

Unfortunately, Joe is a Sheriff. He can only legally bring his evidence to those officials whom the state constitution places over him. They choose to ignore the evidence; to do nothing.

On the federal level, it is Holder himself who may choose to act, or not act, upon evidence. Thus, there will be no justice. The United States of America is in the midst of an anti-constitutional coup that so far, has been successful.

45 posted on 08/10/2012 9:22:37 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Choose: Ineligible Marxist Mad Dog or Mild-Mannered Mormon Milquetoast)
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To: BobL

Don’t forget Dewhurst was there for 10 years as well..but this time he was really going to get tough on the border...lol.


46 posted on 08/10/2012 9:58:55 PM PDT by willyd
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To: willyd

“Don’t forget Dewhurst was there for 10 years as well..but this time he was really going to get tough on the border...lol.”

Of course - but if Perry wanted Dewhurst to help secure the border, I have no doubt Dewhurst would have done so (to keep his position). The rot starts at the top.


47 posted on 08/10/2012 10:04:40 PM PDT by BobL (Cruz'd to Victory - July 31, 2012)
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To: Lurker

“That’s right, ONE dollar”

They make small purchases to check to see if your card will go through and once it does they will go for the big ticket items.


48 posted on 08/10/2012 10:15:20 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: HiJinx; montag813; All

Thanks very much for the ping; post; thread. HOORAY Sheriff Joe and the law-implementing, boots-on-the-ground, line of defenders. BTTT!


49 posted on 08/11/2012 4:51:54 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: montag813; HiJinx; All
Someone familiar with the business tipped off the Sheriff's office last year about illegal immigrants using fake IDs.

Citizen hero BUMP!

50 posted on 08/11/2012 4:54:56 AM PDT by PGalt
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