Clinton Highway business raided by FBI, IRS

Clinton Highway business raided by FBI, IRS

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Agents from the FBI and IRS were seen at HR Comp Employee Leasing, 7317 Clinton Highway. The company describes itself as a professional employer organization. Agents from the FBI and IRS were seen at HR Comp Employee Leasing, 7317 Clinton Highway. The company describes itself as a professional employer organization.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A Knoxville business was raided Thursday morning as part of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service.

Agents from the two organizations were seen at HR Comp Employee Leasing, 7317 Clinton Highway. The company describes itself as a professional employer organization.

The FBI said in a statement that it is conducting a criminal investigation of the company, but would not provide any other details.

HR Comp released a statement late Thursday afternoon:

"We were shocked and surprised by what happened today.  HR Comp is operating appropriately in compliance with law.  We are still working diligently for our customers as we are proceeding with business as usual.  We are cooperating with authorities and are confident the matter will be resolved."
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