Man accused of providing fake documents for foreign nationals

Defendant faces three counts under Theft and Fraud Act and one for possessing stun gun

Facilitating marriages of convenience was a business that “went through the roof”. Photograph: Getty Images/Fuse

Facilitating marriages of convenience was a business that “went through the roof”. Photograph: Getty Images/Fuse

 

A Mauritian man living in Dublin, accused of using bogus documentation to facilitate marriages of convenience for foreign nationals, was in a business that “went through the roof”, Dublin District Court has heard.

Resen Modeley (30), Chapel Gate, St Alphonsus Road, Dublin 9, was arrested following an investigation by the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

He faces three counts under the Theft and Fraud Act. He is also charged with unlawfully possessing a stun gun disguised as a flashlight.