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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Guatemalan Sentenced For Illegal Use of a Social Security Number

YONI LOPEZ-ROJAS, age 25, a citizen Guatemala, was sentenced today after pleading guilty to a one-count bill of information for illegal use of a Social Security Number in violation of Title 42, United States Code, Section 408(a)(7)(B).

U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance sentenced YONI LOPEZ-ROJAS to a sentence of time served. Following the completion of his sentence, YONI LOPEZ-ROJAS will surrender to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans 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.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated March 7, 2018