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Honduran National Charged With Misuse of a Social Security Number and Illegal Re-Entry of a Deported Alien

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced yesterday that ORLIN DANERI SUAZO-SUAZO, age 29, was charged in a two-count indictment for misuse of a Social Security number and reentry of deported alien, in violation of 42 U.S.C. § 408(a)(7)(B) and 8 U.S.C. § 1326(a), respectively.

According to the indictment, ORLIN DANERI SUAZO-SUAZO (“Suazo”), used a Social Security number that did not belong to him to illegally obtain a Louisiana’s Driver’s License.  The indictment also indicated Suazo reentered the United States after he was previously deported on November 3, 2006.    

If convicted, SUAZO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.

U. S. Attorney Strasser reiterated that an Indictment 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 the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.



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Updated February 8, 2019