Skip to comments.Woman gets 10 months for arranging sham weddings
Posted on 04/14/2011 9:37:05 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
BANGOR, Maine The Sabattus woman who enlisted more than a dozen other Mainers, including family and friends, to enter into sham marriages with immigrants was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 10 months in prison.
Angela Roy, 37, sobbed as a federal judge described her role as a recruiter and wedding planner in the states first spouses-for-hire conspiracy as extremely significant. Roy was recruited more than seven years ago by two Massachusetts men, who are natives of Africa, to find men and women willing to marry foreign nationals for a fee so the immigrants could more easily achieve citizenship.
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Her next sham marriage will be to Shaniqua in jail.
I can hear Shaniqua proposing...”You mine now, bitch.”
If she walked across the line at Sasabe with AK-47's and 200 illegals, and then got caught, nothing would happen.
Marriage scams? It's almost comical.
What about the people who paid for the sham marriages? Will they be prosecuted? Does the author not know how to ask basic questions?
Half my VFW Post is Livermore Falls is available for any kind of marriage, and we weren't even approached! First we get short-changed on our fair share of Global Warming ... now this.
You just let any Third World illegal alien cutie pies out there who need an American hubbie pronto* that we are available and hot to trot.
*See, we are already picking up on foreign lingo! In regard to our age, just because there's snow on the roof don't mean there ain't no fire in the basement!
She needed 10 years for each sham marriage. This isn’t even a felony jail term.
Justice is really nowhere anymore.
I hate to say it, but I think that they are selective in enforcement. I note that there were persons from Africa involved.
I myself have pointed out essentially incontrovertible evidence (in one case a confession) of two sham marriages to the appropriate authorities, but received not even an acknowledgment, in fact a polite brush off on the phone. I wondered if the fact that the nationality in question was former Soviet had anything to do with it.
I have friends with one party from the Philippines who have endured years of poking and prodding and privacy invasion to prove their legitimacy (kids notwithstanding), and know many people from South of the Border with similar issues. I suspect that skin color has a lot to do with it.
I am not for amnesty or any other such stupidity, but it would be nice if they would make it easier for people who respect the law, and harder (impossible) for those who don’t.
Sham marriage ain't no box'o'chocolates. Them as marries for money generally earns it.