The Dominican Republic duo held at the Beef Island airport with fake BVI visas and Labour documents last week has been sentenced on Thursday to three months at Her Majesty’s Prison.
Magistrate Shawn Innocent also fined the Spanish-speaking offenders – Edward Jesismar Carmano Ortiz and Mady Miguelina Marte Rodriguez – $500 which is to be paid forthwith.
If the fine is not paid, they will spend an additional 30 days in prison.
The duo has been in and out of court before different magistrates on number occasions on account of being given erroneous charges for the same offence.
Meanwhile, the court was told that the Hispanic offenders took out $5,000 mortgages on their family homes in the Dominican Republic to fund their purchase of the fake visas and Labour clearance documents.
They claimed to be unaware that the documents were counterfeit.
They are among at least five of their countrymen who were held with fake visas in the last few days and months.
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