Category: Marriage Fraud

We know about all different types of fraud: insurance fraud, credit card fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, mortgage fraud – the list goes on and on.

What you might not know much about, however, is marriage fraud. It’s just not something we hear much about in North Carolina. Until recently, that is.

On June 21, the FBI arrested 7 of 12 people involved in a marriage fraud ring out of Swain and Jackson counties. The couples are being accused of fake marriages in order to evade immigration laws here in the United States.[...]