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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 16, 2015

New York Man Charged With Possession Of A Fraudulent Passport Card

Jed Bernard Connally, 55, of St. Albans, New York, was charged today by indictment with possession of a fraudulent U.S. passport card.  The indictment charges that the defendant committed this offense on or about June 17, 2014.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum of ten years in prison.  The defendant also faces three years of supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.

This case was investigated by the Diplomatic Security Service, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney V. Paige Pratter.

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

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated February 4, 2016