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Newport woman gets 3 months for role in immigrant marriage scam ( Maine, Kenya, and...)
Bangor Daily News ^ | May 02, 2011 | Judy Harrison

Posted on 05/02/2011 10:13:07 AM PDT by george76

BANGOR, Maine — A Newport woman was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to three months in federal prison for her part in a marriage scam that enlisted Maine residents to wed immigrants.

June White recruited others to marry immigrants, including the man who is now her husband.

The family was part of a conspiracy federal prosecutors claimed was run by two African men. Rashid Kakande, 37, of Woburn, Mass., who was convicted by a jury. Kakande, originally from Uganda, is being held without bail while awaiting sentencing.

A second man, James Mbugua (pronounced umm-BOOG-wa), was indicted in July 2010 by a federal grand jury with Kakande. Mbugua, 50, of Springfield, Mass., disappeared last year and is considered a fugitive by the court. He is a native of Kenya.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; US: Maine; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: illegalimmigrants; illegals; immigrant; immigrants; kenya; maine; marriagescam; uganda

1 posted on 05/02/2011 10:13:09 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

THREE MONTHS? For document fraud and for assisting criminals to get legal residency, including Muzlims? Not enough. I think five years would be more like it.


2 posted on 05/02/2011 10:16:48 AM PDT by La Lydia ("California: When the parasites outnumber the hosts, it's all over.")
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To: george76

Unless this woman provided substantial help to the authorities in putting the ringleaders away, she should be getting much more than a slap on the wrist. She utterly sold out our country, the rule of law, and the institution of marriage.

Third world corruption cesspool, honey? You want to live there, go there - don’t make your country into one.


3 posted on 05/02/2011 10:20:21 AM PDT by heartwood
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