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Honduran National Pleads Guilty To False Statement in Passport Application

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that WILMER ADONYS OSORTO, a/k/a OMAR ORLANDO CUADRADO, age 41, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty to a one-count bill of information with making a false statement in a U.S. passport application, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ' 1542.

According to the bill of information, WILMER ADONYS OSORTO, a/k/a OMAR ORLANDO CUADRADO falsely stated in the application that his name was Omar Orlando Cuadrado when in fact he is Wilmer Adonys Osorto.

WILMER ADONYS OSORTO, a/k/a OMAR ORLANDO CUADRADO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, three years supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown set sentencing for June 13, 2019.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Department of State Diplomatic Security Service in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.



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Updated May 30, 2019