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ILLEGAL ALIEN SENTENCED FOR FALSE REPRESENTATION OF A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2011

MARLON CARRASCO-FUGON, age 33, a resident of Honduras, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier to approximately five (5) months imprisonment, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Barbier ordered that CARRASCO be placed on two (2) years of supervised release following the term of imprisonment, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks an additional term of imprisonment should he violate any terms of his supervised release.

According to court documents, on February 24, 2011, CARRASCO pled guilty to falsely representing that a Social Security number had been assigned to him by the Commissioner of Social Security with intent to deceive, for the purpose of obtaining a Louisiana Identification Card. CARRASCO is an illegal alien.

The case was investigated by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Fugitive Operations Task Force. The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant U. S. Attorney Robert Weir.

 

 

 

 

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