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

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Honduran Man Sentenced for Illegal Use of a Social Security Number

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that NOE FRANCISCO MARADIAGA-MIRANDA, a/k/a “ISAAC LISBOA MORALES,” a/k/a “NOE FRANCISCO MARADIAGA,” a/k/a “NOE FRANCISCO,” a/k/a “ISAAC LISBOA,” age 34, a Honduran citizen, was sentenced today for falsely representing a social security number in order to obtain employment.

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced MARADIAGA-MIRANDA to 8 months in prison, to be followed by one year of supervised release.  Following completion of his sentenced, MARADIAGA-MIRANDA will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to the court documents, from on or about April 30, 2012, until on or about September 15, 2015, MARADIAGA-MIRANDA falsely represented that Social Security Number XXX-XX-5102 was assigned to him by the Commissioner of Social Security to obtain employment when in truth and in fact it was not.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.   Assistant United States Attorney Emily K. Greenfield was in charge of the prosecution.


Updated April 20, 2016