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February 11, 2011

DENNIS GAMADIEL RUBI-ORTIZ, age 21, a citizen of Honduras, was charged today in a one-count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury for illegal use of a Social Security Number, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.

According to the indictment, on approximately January 27, 2011, RUBI falsely represented that a Social Security number had been assigned to him for the purpose of gaining access to the United States Naval Air Station, Joint Reserve Base at Belle Chase, Louisiana.

If convicted, RUBI faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five (5) years, a fine of $250,000.00 and three (3) years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

U. S. Attorney Letten reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendants must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

This investigation was conducted by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U. S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The case is being prosecuted by Special Assistant U. S. Attorney Robert Weir.

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