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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Florida Man Sentenced in False Identification Documents Case

BUFFALO, N.Y.-- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Daniel Jimenez, 25, of  Fort Meyers,  Florida, was sentenced to time served (eight months) by Chief U.S. District Court Judge William M. Skretny for assisting his father, German Jimenez, with providing false identification documents to illegal aliens.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie P. Grisanti, who handled the case, stated that German Jimenez sold fake green cards (permanent resident cards), social security cards and driver's licenses to illegal immigrants.  Daniel Jimenez assisted his father with mailing out those documents.

The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part of Special Agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of James C. Spero, Special Agent In Charge.

Sentencing for German Jimenez is scheduled for February 15, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Skretny.