March 16, 2006
On March 6, 2007, ICE agents conducted a worksite enforcement operation at Michael Bianco, Inc. (MBI). During the operations, the owner of the company and three managers were arrested on charges in connection with alleged hiring of illegal aliens. Another individual was arrested on charges that he provided fraudulent identification documents to workers at the factory. MBI is a New Bedford, Massachusetts manufacturer with $92 million in government contracts. ICE also arrested over 300 illegal aliens.