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BOSTON – A Dominican national residing in Lawrence pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to Social Security fraud and aggravated identity theft.

Santo Jesus Gonzalez Villar, 49, pleaded guilty to one count of false representation of a Social Security number and one count of aggravated identity theft. U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV scheduled sentencing for July 24, 2019. Gonzalez Villar was arrested and charged in a July 2018 federal law enforcement sweep of 25 individuals accused of document and benefit fraud.

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