Twenty-Six-Count Indictment Alleges that Staffing Agency Engaged in High-Tech Worker Visa Fraud
OAKLAND – Dynasoft Synergy, Inc. (Dynasoft), Dynasoft’s Chief Executive Officer Jayavel “Jay” Murugan, and Syed Nawaz were charged with use of false documents and conspiracy to commit visa fraud, among other offenses, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent in Charge Ryan Spradlin, and U.S. State Department, Diplomatic Security Service, San Francisco Field Office Special Agent in Charge David Zebley. In addition, Murugan and Dynasoft were charged with visa fraud and mail fraud and Maurugan was charged with aggravated identity theft. The defendants were charged in a 26-count indictment filed yesterday alleging crimes in connection with the submission of fraudulent applications for H-1B specialty-occupation work visas.