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EL PASO, Texas — Following a four-day trial, a federal jury has convicted a woman on felony offenses for submitting false information when applying for a passport in June 2014, announced Erin Nealy Cox, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.

Rhonda Lynn Chesser Lindstrom, 41, most recently from Washington, D.C., was convicted last week on three counts of false statement in application for passport. Each false statement count carries a statutory penalty of not more than 25 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.  Lindstrom is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge David Briones on June 7, 2018.

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