States Attorney's Office District of Connecticut
|August 16, 2010||
JAMAICAN CITIZEN WHO FRAUDULENTLY USED SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IS SENTENCED
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ANGELA McFARLANE, 38, a citizen of Jamaica last residing in Hartford, was sentenced on Friday, August 13, by United States District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to approximately four months of imprisonment, time served, for Social Security fraud.
According to court documents and statements made in court, on January 9, 2007, McFARLANE used a Social Security number and card bearing another person’s name to obtain a Connecticut driver’s license under the assumed identity. On January 8, 2008, McFARLANE applied for a job with A&D Home Health Solutions in Newington using the assumed identity and by submitting the aforementioned Social Security card and driver’s license. McFARLANE then worked at A&D Home Health Solutions using the assumed identity.
McFARLANE has been detained since her arrest on April 21, 2010. She pleaded guilty to the offense on May 18, 2010.
After her sentencing, McFARLANE was released into the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
This case was investigated by the Social Security Administration, Office of Inspector General, and the Newington Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul McConnell.
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