Infosys faces record fine in US


Infosys is accused of putting workers on visitor visas rather than work visas. The former are much easier and cheaper to obtain than the latter. The fine is expected to be about $35 million, the paper said, quoting people close to the matter.  The US government plans to punish Indian outsourcing giant Infosys with the largest immigration fine ever for seeking visas fraudulently for workers at big clients in America, the Wall Street Journal reported.   The fine will be announced on Wednesday, the Journal said. It said a company spokesman confirmed a resolution will be announced on Wednesday and said Infosys had set aside $35 million to settle the case and cover legal costs.   Infosys clients have included Goldman Sachs Group, Wal-Mart Stores and Cisco Systems.  

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