Authorities raid Sarasota import/export business

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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 11:33 am | Updated: 11:43 am, Fri Jan 25, 2013.

SARASOTA, FL. - Authorities have raided a Sarasota import/export business.

It happened Thursday around 9 am.

Agents with Homeland Security raided Shipping Incorporated off McIntosh Road, just south of Clark Road.

Not much information has been released at this time, but agents have been taking boxes from the business all morning.

The company that was raided has released a statement:

"MyUS is committed to serving its customers and meeting all of its legal and compliance obligations. MyUS has been and intends to continue to cooperate with the investigation. We hope to be able to provide you with further information after the investigation is concluded."

We will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

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