Guatemalan Man Charged with Transfer of False Identification Document
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana
According to court documents, on July 6, 2018, ARGUETA-CHUN knowingly transferred a fraudulent Social Security card that appeared to have been issued by the United States.
If convicted, ARGUETA-CHUN faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 15 years, a fine of $250,000, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment fee.
U.S. Attorney Strasser reiterated that a bill of information is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of Homeland Security Investigations in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Jon Maestri is in charge of the prosecution.
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Updated November 19, 2018