Removed Alien Found by ICE Charged with Illegally Re-Entering U.S.
PITTSBURGH - An individual found by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of re-entry into the United States after deportation, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.
The one-count indictment named Antonio Florentino-Facundo, a/k/a Frankic Mendoza-Sagal, 29, formerly from Mexico, as the sole defendant.
According to indictment, Antonio Florentino-Facundo, a/k/a Frankic Mendoza-Sagal, an alien, was removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Jan. 16, 2008.
The law provides for a maximum total sentence of two years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
Assistant United States Attorney Shardul S. Desai is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.
An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.