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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Kenyan Man Sentenced To 6 Months For Misrepresentation Of United States Citizenship

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that TITUS OMBINA ABOGE, age 33, of Ada, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for MISREPRESENTATION OF UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 911.

The Indictment alleged that on or about December 12, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, a citizen of the Republic of Kenya, and an alien in the United States, did falsely and willfully represent himself to be a citizen of the United States in a Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security – Homeland Security Investigations.

The Honorable Judge Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated December 27, 2016