SINT MAARTEN (BEACON HILL) - On Friday August 9th a multi-disciplinary team consisting of members of the KPSM Mobile Unit, Human Trafficking Unit, Alpha Team, Uniform Division, the Prosecution Service, Coast Guard, Inspectors of the VSA (Public Health, Social Development and Labour) and SZV Social and Health Insurance conducted a control on illegal workers at the Alegria Hotel construction site located in Beacon Hill.
A total of 20 illegal workers in service for two separate construction companies were controlled.
From the control it was apparent that all workers were working illegally and had no insurance. All workers were registered by the Immigration Mobile Unit and were given the obligation to report to the department on specific dates.
The two construction companies for whom these persons worked were given a hefty fine. (Sint Maarten Police Force KPSM)