Texas woman organizes 40 fake marriages of immigrants and US citizens

A 55-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to at least 40 sham marriages in order to obtain permanent resident status. For such services, foreigners were charged an amount of up to $ 70 thousand. This is stated in a message on the page of the US Department of Justice. Chapter ...

Major marriage scam involving immigrants uncovered in the USA

Eleven suspects are accused of marriage fraud involving immigrants and US soldiers, writes Fox News. The charge includes 29 counts, including marriage fraud, transporting and harboring foreigners, visa fraud, misappropriation of US property, false statements in immigration matters ...

Prison and deportation: Georgians paid dearly for fictitious marriage in the USA

Marlelyn Godshall from Wilmington, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to immigration fraud involving her daughter and a Georgian citizen. This is stated in a statement on the website of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service. US Homeland Security has initiated an investigation into ...

'You will definitely get caught': a Connecticut resident faces a prison for organizing fictitious marriages

On August 19, 35-year-old Jodian Stevenson, also known as Jodian Gordon, from Bridgeport, Connecticut, pleaded guilty to organizing several dozen fictitious marriages with foreigners, which were concluded with the aim of legalizing and obtaining immigration benefits in the United States. As reported on the official ...

Marriage pipeline: Americans married several immigrants to provide them with green cards

Four US citizens and one Jamaican citizen are accused of entering into fictitious marriages in order to obtain financial or immigration gain. They all confessed their guilt. United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut John Durham announced that five people have pleaded guilty to ...

100 Americans are arrested in Texas for selling fake marriages for $ 70 000

On May 13, in Texas, federal authorities arrested a group of nearly 100 Americans who charged $ 70 from foreigners, offering a fake marriage and even a fake wedding album in return. The newly minted husband or wife was entitled to legal immigration status ...

Marriage with an American: useful tips from the US Migration Service

Many foreigners living in the United States marry people from their own country. Also, many foreigners wish to marry US citizens. Therefore, the United States has a fairly high rate of immigration due to marriage. The US Immigration Service advises those who create ...

In Florida, an immigrant organized a business on bogus marriages

In Florida, an immigrant confessed to being involved in visa fraud and conspiring to launder money. His American accomplice received 24 months in prison for sham marriages and visa fraud. Between February 2017 and August ...

Russian woman in New York sentenced for two years for marriage fraud

Yana Potapova, a 29-year-old Russian citizen who lives in Schenectady, New York, received 2 years of probation for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud. In addition to a suspended sentence, senior federal judge Thomas McAvoy sentenced the defendant to 50 hours of community service, Slavic Sacramento reported. According to the investigation, ...

A man married 6 women to help them avoid deportation

Massachusetts native Peter Hicks, 57, was arrested for contracting fictitious marriages with six women to help them evade immigration laws. Writes about this New York Post. Hicks from 2003 to 2013 married women who were ...

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