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Monday, December 16, 2013

Lowell Woman Indicted For Misuse Of Social Security Account Number And False Statement To Federal Agents

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BOSTON – A Lowell woman was charged with misuse of a social security account number.

Estafany Elizabeth Montero Munoz, 28, of Lowell, was indicted with misuse of a social security account number and making false statements.

It is alleged that Montero Munoz provided a false social security account number on her driver's license application and misrepresented her name to a federal agent.

If convicted, Montero Munoz faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison, three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.

United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz; Gregory K. Null, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations; and Scott Antolik, Special Agent in Charge of the Social Security Administration, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations, Boston Field Division, made the announcement today. The case is being prosecuted by Ortiz’s Major Crimes Unit.

The details contained in the indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


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