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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

Friday, June 3, 2016

New Jersey Man Acquitted on Alien Transportation Charge

ALBANY, NEW YORK – A jury voted today to acquit Cumhur Aydin, age 45, on a charge of transporting an alien. 

Aydin, of New Jersey, was indicted on January 6, 2016 on a single charge of transporting, in Franklin County, New York, an alien who had no right to be present in the United States. 

The jury voted to acquit Aydin following a three-day trial in Albany before Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr.

Updated June 6, 2016