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Hounduran National Pleads Guilty to Transferring a False Social Security Card

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JULI GUERRA, age 38, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to transferring a false Social Security Card in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1028(a)(2).

According to court documents, on May29, 2014, GUERRA sold a counterfeit Social Security Card to a confidential source working with the Department of Homeland Security for $140.00.

GUERRA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of fifteen years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance set sentencing for July 13, 2016.

U.S. Attorney Polite 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 February 4, 2016