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

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Harahan Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Sell Identification Documents

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that DAMIAN R. RODRIGUEZ, age 38, of Harahan, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to transfer identification documents in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1028(f).

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced RODRIGUEZ to four months imprisonment to be followed by two years of supervised release. 

According to court documents, RODRIGUEZ conspired with two other individuals to sell a social security card and birth certificate to a confidential informant working with Special Agents of the Department of Homeland Security. 

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

Updated June 15, 2016