Rwandan émigré convicted of fraud


A Rwandan woman who used fraudulent documents to enter the United States and then lied in immigration court about “her activities and associations during the Rwandan genocide’’ was convicted of several federal charges Monday, according to the office of US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz. Prudence Kantengwa, 47, of Boston, was convicted of fraud in immigration documents, visa fraud, perjury during testimony before an immigration judge, and obstruction of immigration proceedings, Ortiz’s office said. Kantengwa will be sentenced July 31, according to the US attorney’s office.

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