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

Friday, April 27, 2018

Man Pleaded Guilty to Misuse of Social Security Card and Resident Alien Card

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JESUS MATEHUALA-CABALLERO, a/k/a Francisco Rodriguez, age 40, a resident of Amite, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Carl J. Barbier to a two count indictment charging him with fraud and misuse of a social security card and resident alien card, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1546(a).

According to the court documents, on or about July 10, 2015, JESUS MATEHUALA-CABALLERO, used a fraudulent a social security card and fraudulent resident alien card for the purposes of obtaining employment knowing that he had never been lawfully issued a Social Security card or a resident alien card.

JESUS MATEHUALA-CABALLERO will be sentenced on July 12, 2018.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.   The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Emily K. Greenfield.

Updated April 27, 2018