Chinese Woman Ran a ‘Birth Tourism’ Scheme for More Than 500 Pregnant Foreigners

Article author: 
Daily Mail
Article publisher: 
American Renaissance
Article date: 
September 20, 2019
Article category: 
National News
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A Chinese national pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of running a ‘birth tourism’ scheme in California that catered to wealthy Chinese clients, including government officials, who paid large sums of money so their children would be US citizens.
 
Dongyuan Li, 41, who was arrested in January, admitted in her plea agreement that between 2013 and March 2015, her company — called ‘You Win USA Vacation Services — assisted mainly Chinese foreign nationals who were pregnant to travel to the US and give birth.
 
The company website advertised that it had catered to more than 500 Chinese birth tourism customers who, according to officials, were housed in 20 apartments at The Carlyle at Colton Plaza, in Irvine, south of Los Angeles.
 
Authorities say Li charged between $40,000 and $80,000 for her services and over two years amassed $3million in wire transfers from China.
 
According to a series of indictments filed earlier this year against Li and 19 other defendants in relation to the ‘birth tourism’ scheme, customers were coached on how to bypass US immigration control and conceal their pregnancies....
 
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