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Man in 50s gets indicted for doing fake marriage with six women to gain immigration benefits

Feb 05, 2018 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

For 13 years, a Massachusetts man married foreign woman after foreign woman, according to federal prosecutors.

By the time federal officials caught on, 57-year-old Peter Hicks, of Worcester, Mass., had married a string of six women from sub-Saharan Africa to help them evade U.S. immigration law, prosecutors said. At least once, according to court documents, Hicks didnt end a fraudulent marriage before starting a new one.

Hicks was arrested and appeared in federal court in Worcester o...