News and Press Releases


October 1, 2012

Gulfport, Miss. – Estanislao Pulido, 48, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty in U.S. District Court today to making false statements in an application for a United States Passport, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Resident Agent in Charge Brian Hatheway, U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security Service.

Pulido admitted that on May 29, 2009, in Jackson, County, Mississippi, he made and signed a false application for a United States Passport by falsifying his name, his citizenship and Social Security number.
Pulido will be sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Walter J. Gex III on January 7, 2013, at 10:15 a.m. and faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Dept. of State, Diplomatic Security Service, and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ruth Morgan.



Return to Top

Disaster Fraud Hotline

If you believe you have been a victim of fraud from a person or an organization soliciting relief funds on behalf of storm victims, contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud toll free at:

(866) 720-5721

You can also fax information to:

(225) 334-4707

or e-mail it to:

Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Our nation-wide commitment to reducing gun crime in America.