Guilty plea in fake social security card case

Guilty plea in fake social security card case

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A Gretna man could go to prison for fifteen years for selling counterfeit Social Security cards.

According to U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite, Froilan Ignacio Miranda-Ramos pleaded guilty to four counts of transferring false Social Security cards.

Investigators say on four separate occasions, Miranda-Ramos sold fake Social Security cards to confidential informants working with the Department of Homeland Security.

Miranda-Ramos faces a maximum of fifteen years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

His sentencing before U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance is scheduled for December 16, 2015.

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