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Press Release

Gretna Man Sentenced for 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, was sentenced today after pleading guilty to four counts of transferring false Social Security Cards in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1028(a)(2).

U.S. District Judge Sara S. Vance sentenced MIRANDA-RAMOS to time served.    MIRANDA-RAMOS will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

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. 

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 was in charge of the prosecution.


Updated February 4, 2016