Nova Scotia

No charges in alleged Halifax immigration fraud

Two people arrested in downtown Halifax by Canadian Border Services Agency officers in an alleged case of immigration fraud Wednesday were questioned and released without charges.

Two people arrested in downtown Halifax by Canadian Border Services Agency officers in an alleged case of immigration fraud Wednesday were questioned and released without charges.

Agents searched a condominium building at 1461 Brenton Street as well as several nearby houses Wednesday morning, and made the arrests.

The raid capped an eight-month investigation, the agency said.

The building is home to a business called Luxury Suites. It's also home to a business called Canada 2000, an immigration-consulting agency.

 The investigation is continuing, a spokesperson for the Canada Border Service Agency said.

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