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Suspect in INS Bribe Arrested at Airport

November 04, 1986

A fugitive accused of bribing a former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service examiner in Los Angeles to approve false applications was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport en route from Tokyo to Paraguay over the weekend.

The U.S. attorney's office said Monday that Alfred T. Lin, 51, was traveling under a false name and carried a false Malaysian passport.

Lin was indicted by a federal grand jury earlier this year on charges of bribing Dorothy Anaya to approve more than 35 false applications on behalf of Taiwanese businessmen requesting permanent residence.

Anaya and her husband, Robert, a former INS criminal investigator, were also indicted in the scheme. Each was convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment.

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