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Boston, MA – An El Salvadorian national was indicted today in federal court on a charge of passport fraud.

Eliseo Rivas, 41, formerly of Chelsea, is alleged to have impersonated another in applying for a U.S. passport in 2016.

Rivas faces up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.  Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based on the United States Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

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