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20 charged with importing women as strippers

"Federal authorities arrested 20 people Wednesday — seven of whom they said had direct links to the Gambino and Bonnano crime families — on charges that they illegally brought women from Russia and other Eastern European countries to New York to work as dancers at mob-run strip...

Organized crime members plead guilty to visa and marriage fraud charges

"Two members of an organized crime family pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges for their participation in a scheme to recruit illegal aliens to work in adult entertainment clubs controlled by "La Cosa Nostra." The guilty pleas are a result of an investigation conducted...

Guilty Verdict in Human Trafficking, H-1B Visa Fraud Case

"Kizzy Kalu, age 49, of Highlands Ranch, [Colorado,] was found guilty today of 89 counts of mail fraud, visa fraud, human trafficking and money laundering by a federal jury, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announced. ... According to the indictment and evidence presented...