Contractors Took Bribes to Remove GPS Monitors of Immigrants

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Three Miami residents were charged on Friday over a scheme in which they allegedly took bribes to remove the electronic monitoring devices of immigrants facing deportation.Elisa Pelaez, 54, Ginou Baptiste, 48, and Fritz Cyriaque, 50, were indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to solicit, demand and accept money or anything of value in excess of $5,000 from immigrants under federal supervision. Dolphins Asst. Coach Resigns After 'Powder' Video Surfaces The U.S. Department of Justice said the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out an undercover operation into an immigration fraud ring related to the Intensive Supervision Appearance Program, which monitors immigrants released from detention as...

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