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Amite Resident Sentenced for Misuse of Social Security Card and Resident Alien Card

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

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JESUS MATEHUALA-CABALLERO, a/k/a Francisco Rodriguez, age 40, a resident of Amite, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a  two count indictment charging him with fraud and misuse of a social security card and resident alien card, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1546(a).

According to the court documents, on or about July 10, 2015, JESUS MATEHUALA-CABALLERO, used a fraudulent a social security card and fraudulent resident alien card for the purposes of obtaining employment knowing that he had never been lawfully issued a Social Security card or a resident alien card.

United States District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced JESUS MATEHUALA-CABALLERO to credit for time served and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee. 

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.   The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael M. Simpson

Updated July 13, 2018