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Issues of corruption, fraud in investor-visa program date back two decades
Washington Times ^ | February 18, 2014 | David Sherfinski

Posted on 02/19/2014 10:05:24 AM PST by george76

An investor-visa program Congress wants to permanently extend was rife with fraud and corruption from its start more than two decades ago, with hundreds of millions of dollars improperly diverted as government officials lamented a persistent lack of oversight and an inability to investigate or prosecute the perpetrators.


in December that the Obama administration overruled career Homeland Security officials and expedited visa applications for about two dozen foreign investors for a politically connected Las Vegas casino hotel after repeated pressure from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, and his staff.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: corruption; democrats; dhs; fraud

1 posted on 02/19/2014 10:05:24 AM PST by george76
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To: george76

Two decades..... hmmmm, who was POTUS then?................

2 posted on 02/19/2014 10:07:40 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Red Badger

The boldness and increasing speed of open, in-your-face totalitarianism and corruption is pretty stunning. Money is rule.

3 posted on 02/19/2014 11:11:04 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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