NEW YORK (Sputnik) — The woman, identified in court documents as 39-year-old Liana Barrientos, first got married in 1999 to Egyptian national Mohamed Gebril. Barrientos then married another Egyptian national, Ahmed Allam, in 2001, and an additional eight men from various countries.
Woman accused of marrying 10 times without divorcing pleads not guilty to felony charges: http://t.co/PFJQInZ1SB pic.twitter.com/dGHCbqNSzL— NBC 6 South Florida (@nbc6) April 10, 2015
“She is believed to be currently married to four people, and at one time she was married to eight of them at the same time,” the Bronx District Attorney stated.
“The men are from so-called ‘re-flagged countries, which included Egypt, Turkey, Georgia, Pakistan and Mali.”
Serial bride Liana Barrientos leaves Bronx court after arraignment, ROR. pic.twitter.com/wp1EOoZ1nf— Andy Newman (@andylocal) April 10, 2015
Prosecutors allege that Barrientos was marrying the men for profit in return for providing the basis to obtain US citizenship.
Barrientos pled not guilty to two felony counts of offering false instruments for filing in the first degree.