Immigrant from the Bahamas charged with casting illegal ballots in North Carolina
An immigrant from the Bahamas has been voting illegally in North Carolina for nearly two decades, federal prosecutors said Monday, including casting ballots in repeated Democratic primaries and in the 2020 presidential election.
Garbart Piquant also used a U.S. passport based on a Virginia birth certificate that was faked, the U.S. Attorney’s office said. And he applied for a REAL ID-compliant identification in North Carolina, also claiming he was a citizen, the government said.
It is the latest in a series of cases involving noncitizens who managed to register and vote in...