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Cuban woman accused of marriage fraud with at least 10 ‘husbands’

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Federal Court records do not say how investigators came to discover the marriage fraud ring, but one of the documents in the case contains a possible clue: the main defendant married at least 10 “husbands” who actually were undocumented immigrants.

Yosandra Piedra Vásquez's first “wedding” took place on Jan. 23, 2002 in Miami-Dade County and the last on Feb. 24, 2012 in Georgia, according to an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury last week.

The case is the most recent in a long series of similar episodes in recent years in which Cubans who have settled in the United States under auspices of the Cuban Adjustment Act have then agreed to participate in fraudulent “marriages” with foreigners who have no papers so they can get obtain green cards for permanent residence.

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