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  • Marriage Fraud In The Army

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/0...-trial-082212/
    Ex-soldier testifies marriage was fraudulent

    By Roxana Hegeman - The Associated Press
    Posted : Wednesday Aug 22, 2012 7:46:21 EDT
    WICHITA, Kan. — A former Fort Riley soldier told jurors Tuesday he was in a financial bind when he married a Jamaican woman so he could get more money from the military and she could get legal immigration status.
    The testimony came in the criminal trial of 28-year-old Shannakay Hunter in U.S. District Court in Wichita. Hunter, who lives in Bronx, N.Y., is charged with conspiracy, marriage fraud and making a false statement to the government.
    Prosecutors say the marriage was never consummated. The defense says she married for love.
    Last edited by RyCass; October 26th, 2012, 11:55 AM. Reason: Corrected format

  • #2
    Re: Marriage Fraud In The Army

    The first article

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/0...-trial-082012/

    I have heard of other soldiers who got busted doing the same.

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    • #3
      Re: Marriage Fraud In The Army

      I'll never understand why people talk to investigator. Keep your mouth shut.

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      • #4
        Re: Marriage Fraud In The Army

        And the verdict is in!

        http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/0...-trial-082312/

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