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Irish Citizen Sentenced on Misuse of Social Security Number

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

BOSTON – Francis J. Moloney, 43, of Marlborough, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Court Denise J. Casper to 12 months probation, with the first three months of that period in home confinement, as well as 80 hours of community service.  In February, 2016, Moloney pleaded guilty to misuse of a social security number. 

On March 20, 2013, Moloney, an Irish citizen living in Massachusetts, fraudulently obtained a driver’s license using the identity and social security number of an Irish national and former permanent legal resident, after that person renounced his legal status in the United States and returned to Ireland.
United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz; Matthew Etre, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston; David Hall, Special Agent in Charge of the Department of State Diplomatic Security Service; and Scott Antolik, Special Agent in Charge, Social Security Administration, of the Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations – Boston Field Division, made the announcement today.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanne Sullivan Jacobus of Ortiz’s Major Crimes Unit.

Updated June 20, 2016

Identity Theft