Skip to comments.Arrests in Puerto Rico, US in document fraud case
Posted on 01/11/2012 2:02:12 PM PST by ruralvoter
Fifty people have been accused of conspiring to sell the identities of hundreds of Puerto Ricans to illegal immigrants on the U.S. mainland in the largest single fraud case ever for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, authorities said Wednesday.
Hundreds of birth certificates, Social Security numbers and driver's licenses were sold for up to $2,500 a set as part of a black market ring based in Puerto Rico that operated from since at least April 2009, according to ICE Director John Morton. (SNIP) About 80 percent of the documents involved were sold by Puerto Ricans whose names were on them, officials said. Those documents often were then used to apply for a driver's license or a U.S. passport or to commit financial fraud.
Puerto Ricans are often an attractive target because they are U.S. citizens with Hispanic surnames.
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51st state third world crap hole...?
It’s a race,
Puerto Rico, D.C. Gaza.
They are just following the Obama model of obtaining citizenship. What’s the prob?
Will illegals get to keep their stolen documents,so they can vote for Obama, they did not indicate how they would be going after any of the buyers.