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A broker of identity documents who conspired with others to provide fraudulently-obtained Puerto Rican documents to customers was sentenced to prison today.

Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Rosa E. Rodríguez-Vélez of the District of Puerto Rico, Acting Director Thomas D. Homan of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Chief Postal Inspector Guy J. Cottrell of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), Acting Director Christian J. Schurman of the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) and Chief Richard Weber of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) made the announcement.

Alejandro Tello-Rojas, 36, a Mexican citizen, formerly of Lawrenceville, Georgia, was sentenced to serve 51 months in prison and three years’ supervised release. The defendant was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Juan M. Perez-Gimenez in the District of Puerto Rico. The defendant pleaded guilty on Sept. 14, 2016, to conspiracy to commit identification fraud, to commit human smuggling for financial gain, and to possessing a means of identification of another person in relation to a felony.

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