10 Jul '11, 6pm

Lesbian Marine Charged With "Marriage Fraud" | Care2 Causes

Lesbian Marine Charged With "Marriage Fraud" | Care2 Causes

The Marine Corps announced last week that three California Marines have been charged with entering into sham marriages to collect money for housing. In order for Ashley Vice, a Marine corporal, to live with her female civilian partner, she needed the living stipend that the Marine Corps gives married couples who want to live off-base. They came up with a creative solution: finding two male Marines who would marry them so that they would receive the stipend . According to CNN , the three Marines (along with Jaime Murphy, the civilian partner) ended up garnering $75,000 over several years. The Marines could now face up to a year in prison, a dishonorable discharge, reduction in rank and forfeiture of all pay. Vice says that she never lied to the Marine Corps about what was happening; when they questioned her about her living arrangement, she told the truth. ”I honestly didn’...

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