ANAEL HERRERA-MEJIA SENTENCED FOR UNLAWFUL TRANSFER OF AN IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT
ANAEL HERRERA-MEJIA, age 31, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon to fifteen (15) months imprisonment, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.
According to court documents, on March 26, 2012, HERRERA-MEJIA pled guilty to knowingly transferring a fraudulent Social Security card on January 18, 2012, and that document appeared to have been issued by or under the authority of the United States, knowing that the document was produced without lawful authority.
The case was investigated by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations. The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant U. S. Attorneys Joe La Rocca and Robert Weir.
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