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Teen bailed on sham marriage charge

A teenager accused of entering a sham marriage with a Haitian national was yesterday granted $5,000 bail by a Supreme Court judge.

Bridney Johnson, 19, of Yellow Elder, was last week charged with entering into a fraudulent marriage with Willy Exama, 24, of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Prosecutors allege that Exama and Johnson obtained their marriage license on May 21 through fraud by false pretenses, entered a fraudulent marriage on the same date and attempted to commit fraud by false pretenses when they applied for a resident spousal permit on July 11.

Her bail application before Justice Renae McKay was not opposed by prosecutor Joel Seymour.

Bjorn Ferguson represented Johnson.

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Artesia Davis

Artesia primarily covers court stories, but she also writes extensively about crime.

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