Omaha, Nebraska Woman Sentenced for Making False Representation
Contact: Susan Lehr, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Chief, 402-661-3700
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Veronica Valentine of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on October 18, 2011, to one year of supervised release by Senior United States District Judge Lyle E. Strom, for making a materially false, fictitious, andfraudulent statement and representation in a matter within the jurisdiction of a department or agency of the United States by providing a false name and identification at the Roman L. Hruska U.S. Courthouse, 111 South 18th Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska, in the District of Nebraska. In addition, Valentinemust pay a $100 special assessment.
On April 8, 2011, Veronica Valentine entered the District of Nebraska's Federal Courthouse to attend a heightened security trial. A post of entry was set up outside the courtroom where the trial was proceeding. Identification was required to enter. Valentine showed a fictitious driver's license and signed the fictitious name on the license. The Deputy United States Marshal recognized Valentine and knew that she was not the individual on the tendered identification.