A Designated Student Official (DSO) recently pled guilty to widespread foreign student visa fraud and conspiring to conceal and harbor illegal aliens for private financial gain. According to court documents, the DSO was an owner of PCTech Learning with campuses in Iselin and Jersey City, New York. The court documents indicated that he conspired to obtain F-1 student visas for foreign nationals who were not eligible for the visas. The DSO admitted that he never terminated student SEVIS record as long as the students paid the required tuition fees even though students were not making proper progress in their studies. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued a Withdraw on Notice (WON) to PCTech Learning Center on August 9, 2012. As a result of this WON, the school was no longer certified to enroll F-1 students and all F-1 nonimmigrant students had their SEVIS records terminated on that date. The DSO of PCTech faces up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.