MARRERO MAN CHARGED WITH PASSPORT FRAUD
ALLEN A. GUILBEAU, JR., age 40, a resident of Marrero, LA, was charged with making false statements on an application for passport today in a one-count indictment relating to the fraudulent application he made to the New Orleans Passport Agency, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.
According to the indictment, GUILBEAU applied for a U.S. passport using his brother’s name, birth date and a fraudulent Louisiana Driver’s License. If convicted, GUILBEAU faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten (10) years, a $250,0000 fine, and three (3) years of supervised release following imprisonment.
U. S. Attorney Letten reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
The case was investigated by the U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security Service. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney Julia K. Evans.
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