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U.S. Visas Said Sold on Mexican Street for $1,500

U.S. Consulate staff in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo who have been charged with conspiracy to commit visa fraud sold visas on the sidewalk at up to $1,500 a time, according to a court document seen on Thursday. An affidavit by an investigator in the case said that for four months, four employees — one U.S. citizen and three Mexicans — drummed up business on the street outside one of the busiest consulates on the U.S.-Mexico border. The document, seen by Reuters, said the accused sold non-immigrant visas for fees many times their actual $100 cost. Full Story

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