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Sham Marriage

Soldier Sent To Prison For Sham Marriage

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 10.15.2012 | Crime

WICHITA, Kan. -- A former Kansas soldier will spend 10 months in federal prison for entering into a sham marriage so he could get additional military ...

Jamaican Immigrant Convicted For Sham Marriage

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 08.24.2012 | Black Voices

WICHITA, Kan. -- A federal jury convicted a Jamaican woman Thursday of entering into a "sham marriage" with a Kansas soldier so she could get legal im...

U.S. Soldier Will Testify Against Wife In Sham Marriage Trial

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

WICHITA, Kan. -- A Jamaican woman accused of entering into a "sham marriage" with a Kansas soldier faces a federal trial Tuesday during which jurors m...

Sham Marriages Lead To Discharge Of California Marines

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

SAN DIEGO -- Three San Diego Marine corporals have been discharged for bad conduct after admitting they faked their marriages to receive housing allow...

Anglican Priest Arrested On 'Sham Marriage' Charges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) A Church of England vicar has been arrested in Britain's second major police investigation in as many y...

sold into slavery

Katharine Quarmby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katharine Quarmby

The chilling story of a young disabled woman, who was sold for £8000 in a sham marriage to a Chinese man hoping to enter the United Kingdom, is unfo...