English Language School Officials Indicted on Immigration Fraud Charges

Friday, April 12, 2013

A federal grand jury has indicted officials at an English language school in Duluth on charges of illegally bringing female immigrants here to work as prostitutes in local Korean bars.

Dong Seok Yi, president and CEO of College Prep Academy and the owner of The Korea Times Atlanta, is accused of conspiring to enroll the immigrants at his school knowing they would not attend classes as required.

Federal prosecutors allege Yi’s school issued them fraudulent federal documents, enabling them to stay in the U.S. The school’s academic coordinator, Sook An Kil, is accused of signing those documents and certifying the immigrants were attending classes when most never did.

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