Nine Charged In New Jersey In Alleged Foreign Student Visa FraudFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2012
NEWARK, N.J. Federal agents today arrested eight of nine people charged for their alleged participation in a widespread foreign student visa fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Special agents with ICE Homeland Security Investigations executed three search warrants, including two at school campuses located in Iselin and Jersey City. The defendants are charged by Complaint with conspiracy to obtain and use phony visas and conspiracy to conceal illegal aliens. The defendants who were arrested were scheduled to make their initial appearances before U.S. Magistrate Judge Patty Shwartz today in Newark federal court.