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The Region : Ex-INS Inspector Sentenced for Bribery

May 13, 1987

A former Immigration and Naturalization Service inspector was sentenced in Los Angeles to three years in prison for taking $1 million in bribes in exchange for facilitating permanent residency status for at least 50 Korean aliens. U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie imposed the sentence on Stanford Medlock, 33, of Norwalk, who had worked as in inspector for the INS for 10 years before his January arrest. Medlock had pleaded guilty to conspiracy, fraud, misuse of entry documents and accepting bribes as a public official. He admitted taking cash bribes over three years to stamp the passports of Korean nationals who wanted to obtain documentation for permanent residency.

For the Record
Los Angeles Times Thursday May 14, 1987 Home Edition Part 1 Page 2 Column 1 Metro Desk 2 inches; 47 words Type of Material: Correction
In an article about former Immigration and Naturalization Service inspector Stanford Medlock, who was sentenced to three years in prison for bribery, The Times, based on information from United Press International, erroneously reported Wednesday that Medlock took $1 million in bribes. He admitted to taking $25,000 in bribes.

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