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Russian man convicted in fraud visa marriage scheme

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A jury has convicted a Russian man on multiple charges related to visa fraud for paying a Maine woman to enter a sham marriage and later falsely claiming to be the father of a c...

Nursing home director marries homeless man for NT$40 million in Taiwan's Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The curious marriage between a 52-year-old director of a nursing home in Pingtung County and an 81-year-old homeless man with dementia was due to the fact he was worth abo...

Embezzlement, sham marriage charges get city treasurer fired

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The treasurer of Philadelphia was fired Friday after federal prosecutors charged him with embezzling money from customers at a bank where he previously worked and entering into a s...

Athlete guilty in green card case after incriminating text

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former pro soccer player from Liberia has been convicted of lying about his marriage to a Rhode Island woman in order to gain permanent legal residency in the U.S. ...

Book reflects on Rock Hudson's stardom, closeted love life

"All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson" (Harper), by Mark Griffin Had Rock Hudson not died of AIDS in 1985, he might be best remembered as the most successful of the pos...

Man avoids jail time for sham marriage immigration schemes

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who entered into six sham marriages to help foreign-born women skirt U.S. immigration laws has avoided prison. Federal prosecutors say 58-...

7 Reasons why Taiwan is the best LGBT destination in Asia

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) bullyboy tactics have been having a good week. Not only have US Airlines caved into CCP demands over the use of the name Taiwan, but the East Asian Olympic Co...

Brazilians funneled as "slaves" by US church, ex-members say

SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at the age of 18, his passport a...

Brazilians funneled as "slaves" by US church, ex-members say

SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at the age of 18, his passport a...

Woman tied to terror shooter changes plea in marriage case

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The sister-in-law of the couple responsible for the San Bernardino terror attack changed her plea to guilty Thursday in a case involving a sham marriage, federal prosecutors s...