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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 7, 2013

Mexican National Sentenced For False United States Passport Application

Gulfport, Miss. – Estanislao Pulido, 48, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced to seven months in federal prison for making false statements in an application for a United States Passport, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Brian Hatheway, Resident Agent in Charge, U.S. Dept. of State Diplomatic Security Service.

Pulido’s prison term will run consecutively to the 120 month term of imprisonment he is currently serving for drug charges in the Eastern District of California.

Pulido pled guilty on October 1, 2012, to making and signing a false application for a United States Passport by falsifying his name, his citizenship, and his Social Security number.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Dept. of State, Diplomatic Security Service, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ruth Morgan.

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