An official website of the United States Government Here's how you know

Official websites use .gov

A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

YRACUSE, NEW YORK – Timothy John Walsh, age 62, formerly of Dolgeville, New York, pled guilty today to making a false statement on a passport application, misuse of a social security number, and aggravated identity theft, announced Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Keith Byrne, Special Agent in Charge, Diplomatic Security Service’s New York Field Office.

According to the offer of proof filed by the government and admitted to by Walsh during his change of plea today, Walsh mailed a fraudulent passport application to the United States Department of State using his picture but his deceased brother’s name and other personal identifying information, including his brother’s social security number.

Read More 

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future