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05/10/2011
Grand Rapids, MI
Document and Benefit Fraud
Three Mexican nationals were sentenced Monday on charges of trafficking identification documents and possession of document-making implements following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
05/09/2011
Las Vegas, NV
Document and Benefit Fraud
An employee with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has been charged with bribery for accepting thousands of dollars to provide driver's licenses to illegal aliens who were not entitled to them following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Nevada DMV.
05/09/2011
New York, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud
Investigators arrested 46 commercial drivers in and around New York City during a crackdown on individuals who fraudulently obtained multiple driver licenses using an alias.
05/06/2011
Tallahassee, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
Three Tallahassee construction workers were arraigned in federal court Thursday on charges of possessing and using a fraudulent document as evidence of work authorization in the United States, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
05/06/2011
Jacksonville, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
A multi-count indictment was returned yesterday against five Syrian family members from Jacksonville, charged with conspiracy to commit marriage fraud and to make false statements to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
05/02/2011
Miami, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
Eighteen individuals, including four employees of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DMV), were indicted Friday for document fraud as a result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
05/02/2011
Oakland, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
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A federal grand jury here has indicted the president of a Pleasanton, Calif., university on 33-criminal counts, charging her with an array of violations, including visa fraud, money laundering and alien harboring, as a result of a two-year investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
04/28/2011
Brownsville, TX
Document and Benefit Fraud
The owner of a local dollar supermarket and two of his employees were arrested on Tuesday, after a federal grand jury indicted the three men for food-stamp fraud, and other charges.
04/21/2011
Fresno, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Two Mexican nationals and a Honduran native were indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury here following a joint probe by U.S. ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the California Department of Motor Vehicles into a Tulare County-based document counterfeiting scheme.
04/06/2011
Santa Ana, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Three members of an Orange County family who operate an immigration consulting business that caters primarily to Indian nationals were arrested Wednesday morning on immigration fraud charges for allegedly filing bogus marriage and work visa petitions on behalf of aliens who paid fees as high as $60,000.
03/24/2011
Anchorage, AK
Document and Benefit Fraud
A local resident, who stole the identity of his deceased nephew pleaded guilty and was sentenced Wednesday for falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen and filing a false Social Security application. The case was investigated by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
03/17/2011
Lake County, IL
Document and Benefit Fraud
Maria Azada, 53, of Grayslake, Ill., was arrested March 17 by ICE HSI agents and a Lake County State's Attorneys special investigator. Azada faces 17 felony counts in Lake County Circuit Court of perjury, mutilation of election materials, and tampering with voting machines in connection with illegal voting by a non-U.S. citizen.
03/15/2011
Ocala, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
A federal grand jury returned a 22-count indictment, which was unsealed Monday, charging three individuals - including a Florida driver's license examiner - in a counterfeit documents fraud scheme.
03/09/2011
Chattanooga, TN
Document and Benefit Fraud
A federal grand jury in Chattanooga returned a two-count indictment on Tuesday against six individuals, including one Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) employee, for conspiring to unlawfully produce Tennessee driver's licenses.
03/03/2011
Orlando, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
True identity discovered when his employer submitted proposal for construction work on a Department of Homeland Security facility in Orlando
03/01/2011
Wichita, KS
Document and Benefit Fraud
A federal grand jury indicted 13 people Tuesday in two related cash-for-food-stamp benefit fraud cases involving a total of more than a $580,000 in food stamps. The indictments resulted from an investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of Inspector General, with assistance from U.S. ICE's Homeland Security...
02/28/2011
Greenbelt, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus, sentenced Brahim Lajqi, 51, an ethnic Albanian from Kosovo, residing in Silver Spring, Md., today to five years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for visa fraud.
02/23/2011
Richmond, VA
Document and Benefit Fraud
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A federal grand jury in Richmond has indicted 22 members of a fraudulent document trafficking organization based in Mexico with cells in 19 cities and 11 states, including three cells in Virginia. Discovered through an ongoing investigation dubbed Operation Phalanx, the organization is accused of kidnapping, beating and murdering competitors...
02/17/2011
Boise, ID
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Caldwell, Idaho, woman who operated an immigration consulting business was arrested Thursday for mail fraud and misuse of government seals following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
02/17/2011
Newark, NJ
Document and Benefit Fraud
Syed Zaidi, 54, was sentenced today to 26 months in prison for his role in an immigration fraud conspiracy.From July 2002 through June 2009, Zaidi and his co-conspirators helped dozens of aliens file fraudulent applications with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
02/10/2011
Madison, WI
Document and Benefit Fraud
Six individuals, including a former state employee, have been charged with conspiring to illegally produce and transfer identification documents, announced John W. Vaudreuil, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin.
01/31/2011
Tampa, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
Majdi Juma, 29, Hikmat Juma, 38, and Nidal Juma, 40, owners and operators of the Super Corner Food Mart in Bradenton, Fla., were arrested and charged Thursday in federal court for conspiracy and various charges of fraud, including food stamp and wire fraud.
01/28/2011
Reno, NV
Document and Benefit Fraud
Following a lengthy investigation and successful sting operation Thursday, investigators with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles' Compliance Enforcement Division and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) shut down a major false document factory and arrested four Reno residents on state charges.
01/28/2011
Carson City, NV
Document and Benefit Fraud
Three employees of a Reno-based immigration consulting firm were arrested Friday on state criminal charges following an investigation by the Nevada Attorney General's Office and U.S. ICE's HSI into allegations they orchestrated a multi-state scam that included impersonating employees of US CIS.
01/25/2011
Atlanta, GA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Immigration attorney Parmesh N. Dixit, 40, of Alpharetta, Ga.,was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges of visa fraud, alien harboring, and conspiracy, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the United States Department of Labor.

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