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05/07/2014
Atlanta, GA
Document and Benefit Fraud
According to the charges and other information presented in court, Dong Seok Yi was the president and CEO of an English language school named College Prep Academy (CPA). He also owns the Korean Times Atlanta, a newspaper company. In 2009, Yi filed an application with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), and obtained approval for CPA to enroll foreign-born students and issue I-20 forms, which enable students to stay in the United States. Foreign-born students who are issued I-20s from universities and other institutions of higher education can get F-1 student visas permitting them to remain in the United States during the time of their schooling.
04/11/2013
Atlanta, GA
Document and Benefit Fraud
The head of College Prep Academy in Duluth and other school officials have been indicted on charges of conspiring to bring illegal aliens into the country and issuing them fraudulent immigration documents following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the FBI.
11/27/2013
Atlanta, GA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Hakeem Omar, 31, of Atlanta, was also stripped of his fraudulently obtained U.S. citizenship. He will serve three years of supervised release following his prison term and will be turned over to a duly-authorized immigration official for appropriate removal proceedings.
11/19/2013
Atlanta, GA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Rex Anyanwu was found guilty Friday of deceiving immigration officials by helping aliens enter into fraudulent marriages with U.S. citizens, obtaining his own citizenship in violation of the law and conspiracy to commit visa fraud and alien harboring.
07/08/2014
Atlanta, GA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Devon Campbell, aka Wilmott Alvin Livingston, left Jamaica in November 2007 and entered the United States using a Jamaican passport bearing the fabricated name Wilmott Alvin Livingston and a false date of birth.
02/28/2012
Austin, TX
Document and Benefit Fraud
The head of a local staffing business was sentenced on Tuesday to 41 months in federal prison in connection with an H-2B visa fraud scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Robert Pittman, Western District of Texas.
11/20/2014
Austin, TX
Document and Benefit Fraud
Andres Tomas Gutierrez, 52, from Jarrell, Texas, was sentenced to 54 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release.
05/12/2011
Austin, TX
Document and Benefit Fraud
Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Tuesday arrested an Austin-area businessman and four other individuals in connection with an H-2B visa fraud scam.
05/19/2011
Bakersfield, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
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Two individuals will be arraigned in state court Friday following their arrest in Los Angeles on criminal charges stemming from their role in a scheme involving illegal aliens from Asia who traveled to Kern County and used altered Canadian passports and legitimate Social Security numbers to obtain valid California driver's licenses and state ids...
12/16/2013
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
An immigration attorney, Kiran Dewan, pleaded guilty to bribery and one of his clients also pleaded guilty to immigration fraud on Dec. 13.
05/22/2013
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
A federal grand jury has indicted immigration attorney Kiran Dewan and four of his clients in connection with a conspiracy to bribe an immigration official in order to obtain lawful permanent residence, employment authorization documents and green cards.
03/27/2013
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Special agents of ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested Antonio Abraham Cruz-Cruz and Henry Ramos Agustin in Maryland Wednesday morning after both were indicted on document fraud related charges.
09/14/2011
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Maryland man was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to produce and transfer Maryland driver's licenses and identification cards without lawful authority.
04/04/2014
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Shawna Michelle Gunter allegedly used stolen identity to gain employment at a doctor's office, treated 200 patients, including infants, and wrote prescriptions. The indictment was returned March 18 and unsealed April 4 upon Gunter's arrest.
09/08/2017
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud

In August 1988, Morales entered the United States by crossing the international border from Mexico into Texas illegally. He traveled to the Washington, D.C. metro-area, where he resided and legally worked for many years. He applied for and was granted lawful permanent resident status in 1990.

07/20/2012
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Two Mexican nationals residing in Baltimore were sentenced to prison for conspiring to operate a document mill in Baltimore and selling thousands of fraudulent government identification documents manufactured as part of the conspiracy.
04/24/2013
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Two Mexican nationals unlawfully residing in Baltimore were sentenced to federal prison Tuesday and Wednesday for conspiring to operate a document mill in Baltimore and selling thousands of fraudulent government identification documents manufactured as part of the conspiracy.
03/21/2012
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Maryland document trafficker was sentenced to more than eight years in prison for manufacturing, selling and transferring fraudulent identification documents, including permanent resident cards, and Social Security cards following an investigation by ICE's HSI, the SSA Office of Inspector General, the U.S. State Dept. DSS and the Maryland MVA.
05/24/2012
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
All members of a Maryland document mill, including eight Mexican nationals and a Honduran national, pleaded guilty to manufacturing and selling thousands of fake government identification documents, following an investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/23/2013
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Amjad Israr, a Pakistani citizen unlawfully residing in Cheshire, Conn., was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for conspiring to bribe an immigration official in order to obtain lawful permanent residence and employment authorization documents.
02/16/2012
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Maryland resident, Victor Lopez Escamilla, was convicted Wednesday on charges of manufacturing, selling and transferring fraudulent identification documents, including permanent resident cards and Social Security cards, following an investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/26/2014
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Gasim Manafov received $210,000 assisting about 70 individuals fraudulently apply for asylum.
09/06/2013
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Two men unlawfully residing in Maryland were sentenced to federal prison Friday for aggravated identity theft and conspiring to sell fraudulent identification documents. Antonio Abraham Cruz-Cruz manufactured at least 2,000 permanent resident cards, social security cards and driver's licenses, which he offered for sale...
03/22/2016
Bangor, ME
Document and Benefit Fraud
Robert Jerome Bond, 47, of Gardiner, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for theft of public money and an additional two years for aggravated identity theft.

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