Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sturgis, South Dakota man was indicted by a federal grand jury for illegally reentering the United States after having been previously deported.
Carlos Jimenez-Burgos, 28, was indicted on March 6, 2013 for Illegal Reentry After Deportation. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on March 8, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 2 years’ imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation and Jimenez-Burgos is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman is prosecuting the case. Jimenez-Burgos was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has not been set.