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Gretna Man Pled Guilty to Transferring False Social Security Cards

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that FROILAN IGNACIO MIRANDA-RAMOS, age 30, of Gretna, pled guilty today to four counts of transferring false Social Security cards.

According to court documents, MIRANDA-RAMOS sold counterfeit Social Security cards on four separate occasions to confidential informants working with the Department of Homeland Security.

MIRANDA-RAMOS faces a maximum term of imprisonment of fifteen years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance set sentencing for December 16, 2015.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.


Updated February 4, 2016