Maryland Pastor Facing Federal Charges For Arranging 60 Fraudulent Marriages in Citizenship Scheme
by Hayley Fowler
A 50-year-old pastor in Maryland is accused of orchestrating pervasive immigration fraud involving sham marriages, fraudulent residency applications, bogus reference letters and fake rental agreements.
Joshua Olatokunbo Shonubi, also known as Olatokunbo Joshua Shonubi, was indicted on charges of conspiring to commit marriage fraud and visa fraud, as well as submitting false documents to a government agency, federal prosecutors in Maryland said Thursday in a news release.
By Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post Contributor
A Maryland pastor was indicted this week for allegedly arranging fraudulent marriages of foreign nationals with American citizens to give them permanent residence in the United States in exchange for thousands of dollars, the Department of Justice says.