A grand jury recently indicted 96 people for charges related to fraud and violating U.S. immigration laws. The federal Department of Homeland Security in Houston and other Texas and federal agencies investigated claims that a group was arranging fraudulent marriages in order to subvert immigration laws. Supposedly, there was a group organizing marriages for people looking to gain immigration status or citizenship. Almost 100 people are facing charges and will want to work quickly to understand their federal criminal defense options.
A family from Texas is facing criminal charges for their alleged role in a complex scheme that allegedly involved stolen identities and tickets to the Masters golf tournament. According to the report, this family supposedly used other identities to obtain tickets to this famous event, eventually selling them for a significant profit. Individuals from this family are facing different types of federal charges, and they are surely focused on preparing their federal criminal defense.