New Jersey US attorney Craig Carpenito said a 38 year -old Indian National has been imprisoned on accusations of smuggling foreign nationals for private financial gain into the US, according to the Department of Justice. Bhavin Patel is accused by citation with one count of scheme to bring in and dock aliens and six counts of smuggling foreign nationals into the United States via the commercial airline flights.
He is directed to be presented for trial on the murder charges on December 18 of 2018 before US District Judge John Michael Vazquez. Being arrested by the special agents of the Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations on 7th December at Newark Liberty International Airport, Patel if sentenced maximum potential decision of 10 years in prison.
The real evidence of smuggling holds a maximum possibility of five years in the prison. In the court papers, HSI said that it is starting in October 2013, a hidden law enforcement officer presenting as a smuggler started meeting with Patel in Bangkok. Patel told the hidden law enforcement officer that he initiated to smuggle Indian nationals into the US.
On three occasions, Patel or his schemer shipped the Indian nationals to the airport in Thailand, at which point the hidden law enforcement officer would intently use his contacts to smuggle them into the US via commercial airline flights.
Patel accepted to hide payments for each individual to be smuggled into the US and to pay a balance of tens of thousands of dollars for each individual once the foreign nationals reached in the United States, HSI claimed in its court papers.