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October 5, 2011

ISRAEL HERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ, age 37, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance to approximately four months imprisonment, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Vance ordered that HERNANDEZ 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 July 13, 2011, HERNANDEZ pled guilty to knowingly transferring a fraudulent Social Security card and a fraudulent Permanent Resident Card (also known as a “green card”) on April 7, 2011, and those documents appeared to have been issued by or under the authority of the United States, knowing that the documents were produced without lawful authority. HERNANDEZ is an illegal alien.

The case was investigated by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations. The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant U. S. Attorney Robert Weir.





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