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Massive Immigration Fraud Charged in NYC Federal Indictment

"Federal prosecutors say a suspended attorney known as Rabbi Avrahom David ran "a massive immigration fraud mill through a Manhattan-based law practice," which applied for legal status for at least 25,000 undocumented aliens, "based on phony claims that U.S. employers had ...

Former NY attorney arrested, indicted for 'massive immigration fraud'

"The following allegations are based on the Indictment and other court documents previously filed in Manhattan federal court: From 1996 until early 2009, EARL SETH DAVID operated a Manhattan-based immigration law firm (the “David Firm”) that took in millions of dollars through a long...

Owner, managers of Mo. firm indicted for defrauding customers by selling immigration forms available for free from the government

"Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that the owner and two managers of a Sedalia, Mo., business have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud consumers who purchased immigration forms that were...

Massive Asylum Fraud Charged in NY, Lawyers Indicted

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara stated : “Our asylum laws exist to provide a safe haven in the United States to immigrants subject to persecution in their own countries for exercising freedoms fundamental to a democracy. As alleged, these defendants, including six attorneys and a church employee...

H-1B 'Benching' Visa Fraud Indictment Unsealed in Texas

"A Texas IT services firm has been indicted by federal authorities for using H-1B visa workers to create an inexpensive "as needed" labor force. A multi-count indictment filed last month charged that Dibon Solutions of Carrollton, Texas only paid Visa-holding employees when there was work...

H-2B Visa Fraud Indictment in North Carolina

"n 2008, Stanley Porter started a small company called Winterscapes LLC with a fake purpose: bringing in 150 foreign workers under the H-2B visa program to be snow makers in the mountains of North Carolina. But some of the workers didn’t even know what a snow maker was. Once they arrived,...

Couple Indicted for $20M H-1B Visa Fraud Scheme

Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld, May 2, 2016 - "The U.S. government has indicted a Virginia couple for running an H-1B visa-for-sale scheme the government said generated about $20 million. Raju Kosuri and Smriti Jharia of Ashburn, Va., along with four co-conspirators, were indicted last week by...