Monday, June 18th, 2018

Immigration Scammer Nets Prison Term

"A federal judge has sentenced a 68-year-old Raleigh man
to nearly five years in prison after he pled guilty to bilking hundreds
of [unauthorized] immigrants out of thousands of dollars by impersonating an
immigration agent. Senior U.S. District Judge Malcolm J. Howard
sentenced Tommie Rand Pierce on Wednesday to 57 months in prison on one
felony count each of impersonating an agent of the United States and
misuse and fraud of visas, permits and other documentation, according to
the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Raleigh." – News Observer, Mar. 16, 2012.

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