Dominican Man Charged With Identity Fraud, Reports U.S. Attorney

Aug 03, 2005, 01:00 ET from U.S. Attorney

    BOSTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dominican man was charged today in
 federal court with making false statements on a U.S. passport application.
     United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan and James Ennis, Special Agent
 in Charge of the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Security Service in New
 England, announced today that FELIX POLONIA MORILLO, age 37, of the Dominican
 Republic, was charged in an Indictment with making false statements on a U.S.
 passport application.
     The Indictment alleges that MORILLO filed the application in Roxbury in
 February of 2003.
     If convicted, MORILLO faces up to 10 years' imprisonment, to be followed
 by 3 years of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine.
     The case was investigated by the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic
 Security Service.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney S. Waqar
 Hasib of Sullivan's Major Crimes Unit.
     The details contained in the Indictment are allegations.  The defendant is
 presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable
 doubt in a court of law.
 
 

SOURCE U.S. Attorney
    BOSTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dominican man was charged today in
 federal court with making false statements on a U.S. passport application.
     United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan and James Ennis, Special Agent
 in Charge of the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Security Service in New
 England, announced today that FELIX POLONIA MORILLO, age 37, of the Dominican
 Republic, was charged in an Indictment with making false statements on a U.S.
 passport application.
     The Indictment alleges that MORILLO filed the application in Roxbury in
 February of 2003.
     If convicted, MORILLO faces up to 10 years' imprisonment, to be followed
 by 3 years of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine.
     The case was investigated by the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic
 Security Service.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney S. Waqar
 Hasib of Sullivan's Major Crimes Unit.
     The details contained in the Indictment are allegations.  The defendant is
 presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable
 doubt in a court of law.
 
 SOURCE  U.S. Attorney