Police said Wednesday they have arrested 10 third-country nationals while fines totalling close to €103,000 were issued by authorities as part of a clampdown on illegal employment.
In Famagusta, police raided a hotel construction site where they located eight third-country nationals working without permit.
Authorities also determined that 24 individuals were in violation of the law on undeclared employment, issuing their employers eight spot fines worth €84,000.
A similar operation in Larnaca, which targeted nightclubs, netted two third-country nationals working without a permit.
Police said they checked seven establishments together with labour inspectors who issued six fines worth €18,900.