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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Dominican Man Sentenced For Illegally Reentering The United States After Previous Deportation, False Representation Of A Social Security Number, And Aggravated Identity Theft

          CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Raul Fernando Lora, of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced to fifty-four months in prison and three years of supervised for illegally reentered the United States after having been previously deported, false representation of a social security number, and aggravated identity theft, announced Acting United States Attorney Donald Feith.  Lora pled guilty to the charges on January 29, 2015.

          Documents filed with the United States District Court established that Lora was deported from the United States on July 2, 2013.  On May 9, 2014, Lora was stopped by a New Hampshire State Trooper for motor vehicle violations.  Lora produced a Massachusetts driver’s license in the name of Junior Currasco.  A records check revealed that the driver’s license was suspended and Lora was placed under arrest.  A fingerprint comparison revealed that the fingerprints matched the 2012 deportation records for Lora.  A criminal records check revealed that Lora had been convicted in previously convicted in federal court in Massachusetts for stealing the Currasco identity.        

          The case was investigated by the New Hampshire State Police and agents of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alfred Rubega.

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Updated June 4, 2015