Yesterday Leroy Quammie, 48, of Flatbush was charged with a “scheme to defraud, grand larceny and immigrant assistance services fraud for claiming to be an agent with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and stealing $7,000 from two women for immigration-related services he promised but never delivered”, District Attorney Gonzales’ office informed yesterday.
Back in May of 2016, Quammie pretended to be a USCIS agent, and conned $4,000 out of one woman and $3,000 out of another for immigration papers – Green Cards and working papers for their relatives that he never applied for. Nor was he ever employed by USCIS either, investigation revealed.
Quammie was arrested in Philadelphia last month, and extradited to Brooklyn yesterday. He was ordered held on $25,000 bond or $15,000 bail and to return to court on June 15, 2018. He faces up to seven years in prison if convicted on the top count.