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Marriage fraud

A man from the US state of Connecticut pleaded guilty on September 3 to arranging

fraudulent marriages with Cambodian nationals, the Associated Press reported. The

man, 23-year-old Soursay Sikhounmeuang, admitted recruiting about 15 US nationals

to fly to Phnom Penh and marry Cambodian strangers so they could get visas to enter

the US. He faces up to ten years in jail and a $500,000 fine.



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