Police arrest brother of San Bernardino gunman in marriage fraud investigation

Three people connected to one of the San Bernardino terrorists have been arrested in a marriage fraud conspiracy.

Police arrest brother of San Bernardino gunman in marriage fraud investigation

Three people connected to one of the San Bernardino terrorists have been arrested in a marriage fraud conspiracy.

The US Attorney's Office said those arrested at two southern California locations include the brother and sister-in-law of gunman Syed Rizwan Farook.

The third person arrested is the wife of Enrique Marquez Jr, a friend of Farook who has been charged over his alleged role in aiding last year's violence.

The two women arrested are Russian immigrants.

Prosecutors said the three participated in a marriage fraud conspiracy that involved lying under oath to obtain immigration benefits.

FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller confirmed the warrants were served in the cities of Corona and Ontario

The December 2 shootings carried out by Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik were the deadliest terror strike on US soil since 9/11.

The couple opened fire at an annual training event of Farook's San Bernardino County co-workers.

The 14 people killed and 22 wounded were mainly his colleagues.

Both attackers died in a gun battle with police.

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