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Steamy Text Message Sparks Marriage Fraud Investigation in RI

According to court documents, Prince Mark Boley and Amanda Hames-Whitman visited a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services field office in June 2017 so Boley could apply for permanent resident status

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    Steamy Text Message Sparks Marriage Fraud Investigation in RI

    A steamy text message at the most inopportune moment has sparked a federal marriage fraud trial in Rhode Island.

    The Boston Globe reports that Prince Mark Boley, a Liberian national living in Providence, married Amanda Hames-Whitman in 2016.

    According to court documents, Boley and Hames-Whitman visited a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services field office in June 2017 so Boley could apply for permanent resident status.

    But while Hames-Whitman was showing an official text messages from Boley, in popped one from "Chriss" saying "we had the best sex ever."

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    The text prompted an investigation and Hames-Whitman admitted the marriage was a sham designed to get Boley a green card. She isn't facing charges.

    Boley's marriage fraud trial started Monday. His attorney didn't immediately respond to a request for comment from the Globe.

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