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Shih Ya Hung aka Angie Sentenced for Making a False Statement

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

          SHAWN ANDERSON, Acting United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that defendant SHIH YA HUNG aka ANGIE, age 35, from Taiwan, was sentenced today in District Court to a two (2) year term of probation, 50 hours of community service, and must report to a duly authorized immigration official to determine whether deportation proceedings are appropriate.


          On August 18, 2014, HUNG, entered a guilty plea to an Information that charged Making a False Statement, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001(a)(1).  On June 16, 2013, December 5, 2013, and March 25, 2014, HUNG traveled from Taiwan and entered Guam under two Visa Waiver Programs:  the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program and the Visa Waiver Program, posing as a tourist, when in fact HUNG intended to and did find employment at Star Melody/Linda’s Lounge in violation of said Visa Waiver Programs.  HUNG worked at Star Melody/Linda’s Lounge as a club hostess soliciting drink sales from customers for financial profit for her and the lounge.  When interviewed, HUNG informed law enforcement she never worked for Star Melody/Linda’s Lounge, when in fact she was employed as a hostess for the establishment and she knew when making the statement it was untrue. 


          This case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen F. Leon Guerrero prosecuted the case. 


Salome Blas

Updated November 28, 2017

Labor & Employment