Associated Supermarket execs charged with fraud

The president and vice-president of a Bushwick Associated Supermarket were arraigned Thursday morning on charges that they falsified business records, filed fake state documents, defrauded

BUSHWICK - The president and vice-president of a Bushwick Associated Supermarket were arraigned Thursday morning on charges that they falsified business records, filed fake state documents, defrauded employees and paid them illegal wages.

The two men, Bienvenido Nunez and Martin Duran, owned the supermarket at 229 Knickerbocker Ave. Workers there say the men cheated them out of their pay for years.

State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed a $600,000 lawsuit on behalf of the 30 workers who, for over a year, have demonstrated outside of the supermarket demanding fair pay and a better work environment.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Rally held to support sick leave legislation 1 VIDEO: Rally held to support sick leave legislation
Ray Navarette is among the Long Island Ducks' 2 Legendary LI Duck lands in Bloomingdales with clothing line
News 12 hit the streets of Brooklyn to 3 Word on the Street: Leggings on a plane
Federal agents have raided numerous homes and businesses 4 Rockland fire training center serves as base for FBI raid operation
5 Brooklyn Sportscast, March 27

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE