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Federal Grand Jury Indictments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2014

Contact Person: Beth Drake (803) 929-3000

Columbia, South Carolina -----United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that a Federal Grand Jury in Greenville, South Carolina, returned Indictment(s) against the following:

Spartanburg County Resident Indicted for Wire Fraud
MARGUERITE L. HOLT, age 61, of  Moore, South Carolina, was charged with wire fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.  The maximum penalty HOLT could receive is a fine of $250,000.00 and/or twenty years imprisonment. This case was investigated by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney William J. Watkins, Jr., of the Greenville office for prosecution.

Foreign Nationals Charged with Illegal Re-entry
UDENCIO TECUN-CALI, RAMON ARRIAGA-HERNANDEZ, CARLOS DIAZ-HERNANDEZ, IVAN MARES-RUIZ, LEONEL REYNOSO-DIONICIO, NERY HUMBERTO DE LEON-LOPEZ, JOSE MANUEL FERMAN-AGUILAR, PERFECTO PEREZ-TOLEDO, ABDON GARCIA-GUILLEN, GILBERTO MICHOA-RAMIREZ, MAURO CORDOVA-BURGOS, JOSE VERULA MARTINEZ-SALDANA and MARTIN GONZALEZ-CASTRO are each charged with illegal re-entry to the United States, a violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326.  The maximum penalty each could receive, depending on his prior criminal history, is two to twenty years imprisonment. These cases were investigated by Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), agents and are assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Max Cauthen of the Greenville office for prosecution. The United States Attorney stated that all charges in these Indictments are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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