- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 7, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a former administrator of a metro Atlanta language school has been sentenced in an immigration fraud scheme.

Authorities said Wednesday that 53-year-old Dong Seok Yi, former head of College Prep Academy in Duluth was sentenced to a year and nine months in prison. Authorities have said Yi fraudulently enrolled foreign women who never actually attended classes. Prosecutors have said the women instead worked in local bars.

Officials have said Yi and his co-defendants filed applications with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Student and Exchange Program and issued visas to people who were not legally eligible for them.

Authorities say one of Yi’s co-defendants, Chris Park, helped the women obtain fraudulent documents to support their visa applications. Park has been sentenced to a year in prison.


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