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Mexican National Charged With Stealing Identification Documents

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

Enrique Torres, 43, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by Indictment with two counts of knowingly transferring identification documents of the United States, two counts of knowingly selling Social Security cards, and one count of unlawful reentry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. 

The indictment alleges that the defendant, a Mexican national who previously was deported from the United States, sold identification documents, including two Social Security cards and one Legal Permanent Resident card.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 60 years in prison and a $1.25 million fine.

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Karen M. Klotz.

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An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated December 15, 2014