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Calgary woman charged for immigration fraud

posted Jan 18, 2011, 9:59 AM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jan 18, 2011, 10:00 AM ]
Calgary, Alberta, January 17, 2011 — Following an eight-month investigation, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) charged Aminata Gnokane, 33, with seven counts under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA).

It is alleged that Ms. Gnokane acquired and used fraudulent identity documents to assist with a successful claim for refugee protection and to obtain permanent resident status. The CBSA's Criminal Investigations Division launched an official investigation into this case in April 2010 after the Agency received an anonymous tip.

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