Skip to comments.Illegal immigrants victimized in ID scam
Posted on 08/17/2012 4:59:05 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
A group of undocumented immigrants desperate for US documentation were scammed out of thousands of dollars. Collier County Sheriff's investigators are now looking for a man they believe posed as a DMV worker, promising to get the group Florida ID's.
NBC2 spoke exclusively with one of the victims, Irelda Sanchez. She says a man who said his name is Alex Martinez solicited illegal immigrants at a flea market in LaBelle. A group of eight people believed him and met Martinez at the DMV on Airport Pulling Road in Naples.
"I thought he was legit," said Sanchez. "He came out of the DMV wearing a suit and tie and he even had a name tag."
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So some illegals are set to pay someone money to get fraudulent drivers licenses and one criminal rips off the other criminals and the pastor claims, it is the illegals who are victims.Who would call to the police to report the guy I paid to get me a fraudulent drivers license did not do his part, he took my money and fled.The Sheriff's investigators , should be talking with the illegals who paid money that is related to be committing crimes related to document fraud.
Aww. My heart bleeds for them. /HEAVY sarcasm!
We've left surreal behind and are now entering theater of the absurd.
Criminal on criminal crime.
That's spooky. I was getting ready to type the exact same thing.
...and who investigates criminals stealing from criminals?
The scammers got scammed. The ages old story of no honor among thieves.
So now that these illegals have identified themselves by name, can they be deported now PLEASE
Check out this....’No papers, no fear’: Undocumented immigrants declare themselves on bus tour.Theyre illegal immigrants advertising the fact and ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) needs to pull them over and detain them, said Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center of Immigration Studies, a think tank that supports tighter immigration controls. I mean, its as simple as that. you cant arrest every illegal immigrant but it seems to me advertising your illegality ought to be reason enough for you to be detained and removed from the country as a priority and the fact that theyre not is outrageous.
The riders met with lawyers before they left to learn what the potential consequences of an arrest could be. For some, it could mean deportation. Eleazar Castellanos, who already was forced to leave the U.S. once before, shortly after he came here 16 years ago, thinks he would be forced out again.
On the group’s journey to Nashville from Memphis late Wednesday, Castellanos said he had been trying to find work as day laborer since losing his job putting in countertops years back. At times, he hasnt even had enough money to get gas to look for work or to put food on the table, he said as he wiped away tears.
Castellanos hid these struggles from his wife and 22-year-old daughter until four days before the trip, which was also the first time he told them he was going to be on the undocubus. They were shocked to learn of his decision, but eventually decided it was the right thing to do, despite the risks.
“I dont care, because anyway, every time Im exposing myself (while) looking for work, and anytime the police can stop me or the immigration and they can deport me, he said. So in case that happens to me I want it to be for something good Im not afraid anymore. If I know my rights probably I have the chance to fight back and let the people know to come out of the shadows and not be afraid.
When asked about the “undocubus” and whether the riders could be deported, Barbara Gonzalez, press secretary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, sent the following statement via email:
ICE is focused on smart, effective immigration enforcement that prioritizes the removal of criminal aliens, recent border crossers and egregious immigration law violators, such as those who have been previously removed from the United States.
Not a big fan of crime or criminals in general, but...Scamming criminals is better than welfare fraud
I agree; the illegal invaders should simply chalk it up to an advance on the bills they intend to saddle the taxpaying American public with.
This, of course, was MSNBC’s lead story no doubt.
My “Give a d@mn” is busted.
“I thought he was legit”...Ya gotta love that.