Body Shop Owner Accused of Unusual Payroll Currency

Body Shop Owner Accused of Unusual Payroll Currency

Agents of the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force received a tip that a body shop owner and his girlfriend were paying employees with meth.

The Star Tribune reported that a Mankato, Minn., auto body shop allegedly has been paying its employees with Methamphetamine.

Not surprisingly, this is against the law and now the shop’s owner is in jail awaiting charges.

Agents of the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force received a tip April 20th from an employee at Clear Choice that the 40-year-old owner and his 39-year-old girlfriend were paying employees with meth, said Task Force Cmdr. Jeff Wersal.

Wersal explained that on the evening of April 20th each employee was given a half-gram of meth as a bonus by the owner’s girlfriend in his presence.

The Star Tribune reported that authorities have yet to disclose how many employees Clear Choice has or whether the girlfriend is also in trouble.

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