Fake univer­sity ex­poses scheme

Fiji Sun - - World News -

Wash­ing­ton: Twenty-one peo­ple have been ar­rested af­ter US au­thor­i­ties set up a fake univer­sity to ex­pose im­mi­gra­tion fraud. Of­fi­cials said the ac­cused knew that the Univer­sity of North­ern New Jersey did not ex­ist, but they were un­aware it was a ruse run by im­mi­gra­tion agents. The de­fen­dants acted as bro­kers for more than 1000 for­eign­ers who sought to main­tain stu­dent and work visas, prose­cu­tors said. BBC

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