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Honduran National Charged with Illegal Use of a Social Security Number

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that EVER JIMINEZ-MENDOZA, age 33, a citizen of Honduras, was charged today in a one-count Indictment for illegal use of a Social Security number in violation of Title 42, United States Code, Section 408(a)(7)(B). 

JIMINEZ-MENDOZA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than five years, a maximum fine of $250,000, and a mandatory special assessment of $100.00.  Additionally, JIMINEZ-MENDOZA is subject to up to three years of supervised release after imprisonment.

Acting U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the Indictment is merely an allegation and that the guilty of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.


Acting 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.

Updated December 1, 2017