Immigration officer detained for bribery

PHILIPSBURG–Immigration Officer M.B. was arrested on Thursday afternoon in connection with an alleged bribery investigation. The police said in a press release on Friday that the officer in question allegedly accepted a bribe in exchange for an illegal service.

The person who paid the officer filed the complaint and the Immigration officer remains in custody for further investigation.

This came as a shock to many of the officer’s colleagues.

The National Detective agency has taken over the case and will handle the investigation.

Source: The Daily Herald