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Man sentenced in Phoenix for green card fraud

PHOENIX — Federal authorities say a Mexican national has been sentenced to
prison for manufacturing and selling fraudulent green cards and Social Security

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Friday that 38-year-old Emilio
Antonio-Bonifacio received a sentence this week of 15 months in federal prison.
He will be on three years of supervised release following his sentence.

In addition, he will have to turn over his personal computer and other
equipment that was used to make the documents.

Antonio-Bonifacio pleaded guilty June 3 to felony fraud.

Prosecutors said he admitted to producing and selling six fake green cards and
six false Social Security cards in September 2013 for immigrants in the U.S.

Antonio-Bonifacio told authorities he had been making and selling false
identity documents for six years.


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