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Panama National Pleads Guilty To

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that FELIX ANTONIO SANCHEZ-GOMEZ, age 54, a citizen of the Republic of Panama pleaded guilty on September 26, 2019 to possession of fraudulent immigration documents, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ' 1546(a).

According to the bill of information, FELIX ANTONIO SANCHEZ-GOMEZ possessed a counterfeit Permanent Resident card.

FELIX ANTONIO SANCHEZ-GOMEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, two years supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Wendy B. Vitter set sentencing for November 12, 2019.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.



Updated October 2, 2019