Indian Businessman Fined for $40,000 For Filing False Information in Visa ApplicationNRI News

August 11, 2017 11:21
Indian Businessman Fined for $40,000 For Filing False Information in Visa Application

An Indian origin businessman based in New Hampshire has been fined by the court for a whooping $40,000 along with three-year probation by a federal court for filing false information in the H-1B visa application, according to a US attorney.

The documents released by court said that an Indian-origin businessman Rohit Saksena has pleaded guilty for making false statements in the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. 42-year-old Saksena, who is a President and CEO of Saks IT group LLC, company based in Manchester, New Hampshire, has allegedly filed 45 fraudulent visas in order to hire more people for providing service to a california-based company.

According to the US Department of Justice, various malpractices have been found in the activities by the Saksena’s company file filing visa applications including some bogus independent contractor agreements.

However the department has said that the visa applications by Saxena have been rejected after finding about the deception by him.

By Prajakt K.

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