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He said that 48-year-old Ashish Sahni, arrested on Thursday, allegedly submitted fake applications for H-1B specialty-business work visas with the help of four companies.
The prosecutors said, Sahni has been arrested under two sections of conspiracy, three sections for inducing a foreigner to come and reside in the US for commercial or personal financial gain and one for committing fraud.
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He reported that Sahni earned around $ 21 million (Rs 15.7 crore) between 2011 and 2016 through fraud.
Prosecutors said if he is found guilty by the court, he could face a maximum of 10 years in prison. Sahni, a resident of Sterling, a Virginia suburb of Washington DC, submitted the documents for the H-1B visa application stating that the designated foreign national is fully qualified for a specific job in the country, while any such type The job was not present.
He said, Sawhney, as an American citizen also tried to make an actual document by submitting an application giving false statements.