DANIA BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A search warrant has been executed at the corporate office of Q Link Wireless in Dania Beach.
On Wednesday morning, investigators from multiple federal agencies searched several floors of the building, which sits at the corner of Southeast Fifth Avenue and Sheridan Street.
Two businesses are housed inside of the building where the investigation is centered. One of them, a bank, authorities said, is not involved in the investigation.
“We are looking into a business that it is going to be beneficial for everyone — all our consumers, customers and viewers alike — once this investigation does come to fruition,” U.S. Postal Service inspector Ivan Ramirez said.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Postal Service are involved in the investigation.
Authorities are said to be searching for specific IT material, and officials said it is part of an ongoing, multi-year investigation.
“As far as the investigation is concerned, it’s pretty involved,” Ramirez said. “It is pretty complicated, very detailed, but like I said, once more information comes out, our consumers will realize that this operation and these investigations that have taken a while to get us to this point and beyond, it’s only for their benefit, and they will basically be reaping those rewards when they realize, ‘Oh, that’s what that was all about.'”
Cameras captured investigators loading multiple boxes into the back of a postal truck.
Q Link Wireless was founded by Issa Asad, who, in 2014, was charged with running over a groundskeeper at the property after a dispute.
The groundskeeper would later die from the injuries, and Asad pleaded no contest to negligence. He was sentenced to a year of probation.
Asad made headlines a few years ago when Q Link Wireless provided cellphones to Texas residents after Hurricane Harvey.
Agents said they have not made an arrest in connection to their investigation.
Asad’s attorney said they are aware of the search, and they are cooperating with authorities.
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