Honduran Man Charged with Illegally Using Social Security Number to Obtain Employment | USAO-EDLA

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JOSE DAVID SANCHEZ, age 24, a native of Honduras, was charged on October 23, 2020 in a one-count indictment with illegal use of a Social Security number in order to obtain employment, in violation of Title 42, United States Code, Section 408(a)(7)(B).

SANCHEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than five (5) years, three (3) years of supervised release, a fine of $250,000.00, and a mandatory special assessment fee of $100.00.   

U.S. Attorney Strasser reiterated that an indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of United States Customs and Border Protection and Social Security Administration agents in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Jon Maestri is in charge of the prosecution.

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