FBI agents scouring offices of downtown Austin club owner

FBI agents scouring offices of downtown Austin club owner
Jay Janner
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 11:14am

Agents from the FBI, Internal Revenue Service and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission are at the offices of Yassine Enterprises, which operates several downtown nightclubs, this morning collecting documents as part of an investigation.

Agents were spotted hauling boxes into the Yassine offices at 213 W. Fourth St. shortly after 10 a.m.

An FBI spokesman called the investigation “usual and routine,” but said he could provide no additional details, while an IRS spokesman said the agency was conducting “official business.”

Austin police police were also on scene. A spokeswoman confirmed police had been called to the scene at the FBI’s request. She referred all other questions to the FBI’s spokesman, as did a spokeswoman for the TABC

For more head to http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/blotter/entries/2012/03/22/fbi_agents_scouring_offices_ow.html

Information from Austin American-Statesman

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