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Nigerian and Cameroonian men jailed in the UK over sham marriages


Diasporian News of Monday, 9 January 2017Source: kinnakasblog.comNigerian and Cameroonian men jailed in the UK over sham marriagesNigerian and Cameroonian who orchestrated a series of sham marriagesTwo men who orchestrated a series of sham marriages have been sentenced to a total of nine years in jail. They paid strangers to fly to the UK for the fake weddings. Leicester Crown Court heard that Martins Okoko, 31, a Nigerian national, and Wilson Odume, 45, a Cameroonian national, set up the marriages to bypass immigration rules. Investigators found that Okoko, of Loughborough Road, Leicester, and Odume had sourced fake Hungarian "brides" and "grooms" for fake weddings, including Odume's own. They charged at least £3,000 for the sham marriages.


Source: CameroonWeb January 09, 2017 16:59 UTC


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