Haitian Caught With Fake Visa

vlcsnap-2014-01-07-18h04m23s224A Haitian national caught with a fake visa, plead guilty today in the courtroom of Magistrate Clive Lino.  He is 37-year-old Mechanic Sanon Vertus.

Reports reaching PlusNews are that yesterday, upon Vertus’ arrival into Belize via the PGIA, he was escorted to the Immigration office for a private interrogation.

An inspection was made to his Haitian passport, which revealed that it continued a forged visa. Holding haitian passport Further checks were then made in Belmopan which confirmed that belize-visa-picturethe visa was indeed a counterfeit and that it was not printed in Belize.  No removal order was asked for by Immigration Department for Vertus removal as is the norm.      The visa #V00076309 was issued on December 11, 2013 and would have expired on March 11, 2014. Today, Vertus was fined $1,000 plus a $5.00 cost of court.  In court, Vertus told the Magistrate that he paid someone $150 in US Currency for the visa.

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