High-Tech Company Hit With Fine In Visa Fraud Case
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MONTAGNE: Infosys, the Indian high-tech outsourcing company, will be paying around $35 million in a visa fraud case. Federal prosecutors say the company knowingly brought temporary Indian workers to the U.S. on visitor visas - visiting for business - in order to avoid the cost of the actual work visas they should have used.
According to The New York Times, it's the largest-ever settlement in a U.S. visa case.
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