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Sept. 1, 2010

CRIMINAL COMPLAINT: MEAT PACKING PLANT EMPLOYEE STOLE MARINE’S IDENTITY TO GET A JOB

WICHITA, KAN. – Inocente Monroy Alcantara, 26, a citizen of Mexico, is charged with using false identification documents to get a job at a meat packing plant in Arkansas City, Kan., U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

A criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court here alleges a U.S. Marine who had recently returned from deployment overseas complained to the Arkansas City Police Department that someone working at Creekstone Farms meat packing plant was using his name and Social Security number. Investigators with the Social Security Administration – Office of Inspector General determined that Alcantara presented the company with a falsified Indiana driver’s license and a Social Security card bearing the Marine’s name and Social Security number.

If convicted, Alcantara faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison without parole and a fine up to $250,000. The Arkansas City Police Department and the Social Security Administration – Office of Inspector General investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent Anderson is prosecuting.

As in any criminal case, a person charged with a crime if presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 

 

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