ALIEN, NARCISO RAMOS-LOPEZ, PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL USE OF A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
NARCISO RAMOS-LOPEZ, age 41, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty in federal court today before U. S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance to a one-count indictment charging him with illegal use of a Social Security number, announced U. S. Attorney Dana Boente.
According to the factual basis, on or about March 8, 2010, RAMOS, with intent to deceive and for the purpose of obtaining a Transportation Worker Identification Credential, falsely represented that a Social Security number had been assigned to him by the Commissioner of Social Security. RAMOS is unlawfully present in the United States.
RAMOS faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years, a fine of $250,000 and three years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment. Sentencing is scheduled for October 16, 2013.
This investigation was conducted by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (ICE) with the assistance of the Louisiana State Police. The case is being prosecuted by Special Assistant U. S. Attorney Robert Weir.
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