Fraudsters Chinese father and daughter arrested over arrangement of fake weddings [PHOTOS]

Chinese-born 65-yr-old Jason Shiao and his daughter, 43-yr-old Lynn Leung, had allegedly charged up to $50,000 from clients who were hoping to get legal immigration status

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A man and his daughter, both from Los Angeles, have been arrested and charged with conspiring to commit visa fraud by organising sham wedding operations for Chinese immigrants seeking green cards.

It is alleged that Jason Shiao and his daughter Lynn Leung would arrange fake wedding photos, including the ones above, and documentation for Chinese people seeking official immigration status play

It is alleged that Jason Shiao and his daughter Lynn Leung would arrange fake wedding photos, including the ones above, and documentation for Chinese people seeking official immigration status

(Daily Mail)

 

Chinese-born 65-yr-old Jason Shiao and his daughter, 43-yr-old Lynn Leung, had allegedly charged up to $50,000 from clients who were hoping to get legal immigration status.

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According to Daily Mail, the father and daughter duo would pay financially desperate American citizens to pose as fake bride and grooms. Including gay  men to play grooms to straight women.

The arrests followed a raid on an office building in Pasadena (above), which investigators say was the base of the alleged operation play

The arrests followed a raid on an office building in Pasadena (above), which investigators say was the base of the alleged operation

(Daily Mail)

 

Shiao and Leung had amassed up to $3.5million from the scam, staging both sham weddings and honeymoon to provide customers with fake documents.

Police (pictured in Shiao's alleged office) said he used it to pose as an immigration attorney play

Police (pictured in Shiao's alleged office) said he used it to pose as an immigration attorney

(Daily Mail)

 

Police say that if the pair are convicted, they face up to five years in prison each and the green card holders face the prospect of deportation.

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