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Press Release

Federal Grand Jury In South Bend Returns Indictments

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Mary L. Hatton Fax: (219) 852-2770

South Bend, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in South Bend, Indiana, returned the following Indictments on June 12, 2013:

Emilio Santana-Esquivel, 27, of Macy, Indiana, was charged in a three count Indictment with one count of falsely representing to be a United States citizen, one count of identity theft, and one count of illegal use of a false social security number.These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security – Immigration and Customs Enforcement.This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse M. Barrett.

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. .

The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

Updated April 30, 2015