(The Inquisitr) Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, after the burrito chain allegedly hired undocumented workers.
According to Reuters, the subpoena follows audits by both U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arm, resulting in the chain firing around 500 employees.
The Washington Post reports that:
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"Chipotle said Friday that the subpoena it received Thursday requested information regarding its compliance with employee work authorization requirements, plus related information. It says it intends to fully cooperate with the SEC's investigation."