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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 12, 2013

Osnin Isaac Urbina-maradiaga Sentenced For Illegal Use Of A Social Security Number

OSNIN ISAAC URBINA-MARADIAGA, age 25, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Lance M. Africk, announced U. S. Attorney Dana Boente.  URBINA was sentenced to approximately five months imprisonment. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Africk ordered that URBINA be placed on one year of supervised release following his term of imprisonment, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risk an additional term of imprisonment should he violate any terms of supervised release.

According to court documents, on January 24, 2013, URBINA pled guilty to a one-count indictment admitting that on October 19, 2012, he falsely represented that a Social Security number had been assigned to him by the Commissioner of Social Security with intent to deceive, for the purpose of obtaining a Louisiana Identification Card at a Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles located in St. John the Baptist Parish.  URBINA also admitted that he was illegally present in the United States.

This case was investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Enforcement and Removal Operations and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.  The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Robert Weir.