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SAN JOSE – Venkat Guntipally was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to commit several crimes including visa fraud, obstruction of justice, use of false documents, and mail fraud, announced Acting United States Attorney Alex G. Tse; 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 Matthew Perlman.  The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Lucy H. Koh, U.S. District Judge.  Guntpally is the last of four defendants to be sentenced in connection with the visa fraud scheme.

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