Stella Dimoko Korkus.com: German Police in Widespread Raids On 'Visa Marriages'

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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

German Police in Widespread Raids On 'Visa Marriages'

Nigerian men are suspected of paying for fake marriage licenses to Portuguese women in exchange for EU residency......



Hundreds of German police officers carried out dozens of raids on Tuesday morning searching for couples believed to have created sham marriages in order for the "husbands" to receive residency permits for the European Union.

Some 41 apartments were searched in Berlin, Potsdam, Frankfurt and Gƶrlitz. The raids resulted in the arrest of one man and four women, although the authorities said they know of at least 70 sham marriage cases involving the same trafficking gang. Police said the female suspects were between the ages of 46 and 64 and that the man was 50 years old.

The criminal organization finds Nigerian men who wish to stay in the EU and pairs them up with women from Portugal. The men pay around 13,000 euros ($15,550) for counterfeit marriage certificates from Nigeria that are shown to the German authorities along with a well-rehearsed love story confirmed by the Portuguese "wife."

The women usually fly back to Portugal within a matter of days. According to the federal police, the purpose of the raids is to determine whether the homes look like a couple lives there. German authorities then work with Europol to prove that the marriage is a sham.

Similar raids were reportedly carried out in Portugal in tandem with the ones in Germany.



'Fake father' bust


This is the second major raid against visa fraud in recent months. In June, German police took down a "fake father" ring – wherein German men were paid to put their names on the birth certificates of children born to immigrants from Vietnam, parts of Africa and eastern Europe. The babies were automatically granted German citizenship, which allows their mothers to claim German residency permits.

Authorities estimate that about 5,000 of these false paternity claims are made every year. They are notoriously difficult to prosecute however, because police cannot order DNA tests and have to follow strict guidelines when probing into a suspect's personal life.

from m.dw.com
Deutsche welle.


22 comments:

Anonymous said...

Eiyaaah, so stella you will be coming home soon. I have a duplex for sale in Lekki if you like this area.

Esther Mgbolu said...

All for residency permits,no time to waste at all,no time

stella dimokokorkus said...

Anon 9:51..you think your comment will bring me down?..I wonder what you think you mean...I am An EU citizen,i dont need visa....MUMU!

Sally jayd said...

Nothing new here. This has been going forever .

Gladys Chinyere said...

Lolz Stella.. U dey vex o... The MUMU got me laughing so hard.

Teddy said...

The struggle for paper is real. I don't kuku blame them, when our countries aren't helping...you have to think of your kids future. That's why someone said after all the struggle of immigration, it's the next generation that would enjoy your labour.

BlogTouristšŸ˜ˆ said...

Haters!!! Shove it up your ass

Miss Ess said...

This is real bad market for some people

Anonymous said...

That wasn't necessary miss korkus...
I know haters are everywhere but Just try to shun them

The Psycho Guy said...

Stella, lol......I'm thinking the anon's comment might be more of playful yab. Not a derogatory one. Don't take it out of proportion. I think your reply should be along the lines of "tufiakwa!! *Rolling fingers over head.....Na you dem go deport. My God pass Dem"......dat sort of thing.
But don't take my word for it.

Anonymous said...

Eyeah, so stella is finally coming back to naija..
You can just put it on ihn that you need a 3bedroom at victoria island.....
I will b waitin to give you advise or you can first pack to your family house, till then sha

Anonymous said...

Ahhhhh, eyeah stella

pls just contact your family house, if they have any space for you and your belongings

DaughteroftheLord said...

Lol Stella you better tell them haters.

isaac olufemi said...

Chaiiiiii......na real MUMU. Next time don't go anonymous so we can identify and rate your level of foolishness. Mofo.....

isaac olufemi said...

You be MUMU......walahi.

jelly said...

Anonymous shame shame on you

Anonymous said...

I don't know why some people are so irresponsible. How will you mention Stella here? When she is happily married with kids. Moreover, if she had something to hide, will she publish this story???

Please no body should tell her to ignore that anon. She's a human being, these things are hurtful. She ignores on a regular day but if she chooses not to today, it doesn't make her any less.
Live and let live. Nonsense!

Yori Yori Princess Loveme Jeje said...

All these anonymouses una no well at all.

Stella you dont need to answer them at all. Let them continue waiting

Anonymous said...

When she publishes unsure stories, does she think of the feelings of those concerned? 'Happily married', do you live in her house?

Yoo Hwa said...

The Hussle is real

Anonymous said...

12:52 thank you very much.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 10.20 dat is how petty miss kwashiokor is.

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