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Latonia Man Sentenced to 40 Months for Identification Document Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Kentucky

COVINGTON, Ky. – A Latonia, Kentucky, man who previously admitted to illegally possessing nine Social Security cards and aggravated identity theft, was sentenced today to 40 months in prison, by U.S. District Court Judge David L. Bunning

Jesse Bryant, 37, pleaded guilty to the charges in June 2019.  According to his plea agreement, at the time the identification documents were discovered in the vehicle that Bryant was driving, law enforcement also discovered stolen credit cards and equipment used to make or alter stolen identification documents.

Under federal law, Bryant must serve 85 percent of his/her prison sentence and will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for three years.

Robert M. Duncan Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and the Yvonne DiCristoforo, Special Agent in Charge for the United States Secret Service, jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the United States Secret Service. The U.S. Attorney’s Office was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura K. Voorhees.

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Updated September 26, 2019

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