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Native Of Guatemala Charged With Illegal Reentry

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

Francisco Hernandez-Sintung, a/k/a “Gabriel Munoz,” a/k/a “Gavino Hernandez,” 47, of Reading, PA, was charged today by indictment with illegal reentry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment alleges that on or about April 1, 2014, Hernandez-Sintung, an alien, and native and citizen of Guatemala, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about January 7, 2006, June 14, 2007, November 2, 2007, March 17, 2008, and February 13, 2009.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of two years.

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (“ERO”), and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Beth Leahy.

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

Click here to view the indictment.

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Updated December 15, 2014