Schemes to cross border getting bolder
One scam involves having people fake illnesses, then flee
By MOISES MENDOZA HOUSTON CHRONICLE
May 6, 2009, 10:17PM
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U.S. Border Patrol agent John Lopez has seen it all: Men hiding in tiny holes in the ground, in car trunks and behind seat backs. He’s even captured an illegal immigrant hiding in a suitcase.

“You don’t expect to find someone in a suitcase. You never expect that,