Va. Atty Cops To Falsifying Visa Docs For IT Co. Workers

Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 7:52 PM EDT) — A Virginia attorney pled guilty in New Jersey federal court on Monday to criminal charges for submitting phony documents to federal authorities and obstructing an investigation as part of a scheme that fraudulently obtained foreign worker visas for employees of two information technology companies, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

Sunila Dutt, an Ashburn, Va., attorney who provided counsel to SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc., admitted that she helped both IT companies illegally obtain H-1B visas for foreign workers by falsifying information about the…

Source: Law360