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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Portland Man Pleads Guilty to Immigration Fraud and False Statement Charges

Contact: Darcie N. McElwee
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Adam Mack, 39, of Portland, Maine, pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court to aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and making false statements.

According to court records, between October 2009 and January 2012, Mack unlawfully assisted foreign nationals who were seeking to become a lawful permanent residents, or green card holders, by engaging in marriage and visa fraud and he made false statements regarding his employment of them to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.

Mack faces up to 10 years in prison on the visa fraud charges, and up to five years on the marriage fraud and false statement charges.  He also faces fines of up to $250,000 on each charge.  He will be sentenced after completion of a presentence investigation report by the United States Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

Updated April 2, 2015