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Archive for Friday, December 11, 2009

Social Security card sting spurs charges

December 11, 2009

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— Three men from Mexico have been charged after federal undercover agents allegedly bought fraudulent Social Security cards and permanent resident alien cards.

The U.S. Attorney’s office says the agents bought the cards in Kansas City, Kan., for $130 a set.

Thirty-two-year-old Rafael Torres-Moreno is charged with one count of possessing false U.S. identification documents and one count of selling false identity documents.

And 29-year-old Miguel Angel Mendoza-Hernandez is charged with one count of possessing counterfeit permanent resident alien cards and one count of unlawfully possessing equipment used to manufacture the fake cards.

In addition, 26-year-old Isidro Castro-Lopez is charged with one count of possessing a counterfeit permanent resident card.

Comments

gr 4 years, 4 months ago

So would you be saying that the law does not apply equally to all?

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Thing 4 years, 4 months ago

GR, are you in need of professional help or what? Why wouldn't undercover agents have them? It is part of their job.

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gr 4 years, 4 months ago

"Castro-Lopez is charged with one count of possessing a counterfeit permanent resident card."

What about the undercover agents possessing them or purchasing them?

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Flap Doodle 4 years, 4 months ago

Deport all illegal aliens, including Dear Leader's aunt.

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50YearResident 4 years, 4 months ago

Does anyone else see a problem here?

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