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GavelFlynt / Dreamstime.comRaphael Sanchez, a former attorney for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. Sanchez stole the identities of aliens in removal proceedings and used them to obtain credit cards and open lines of credit he used to buy things.

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  • Griffin3||

    I don't know if 'corporate culture' is the correct term here. Maybe organizational culture.

  • Citizen X||

    Potayto potahto, really.

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    Hello.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    He was simply seizing future assets.

  • Roger the Shrubber||

    Raphael Sanchez - further proof that Mexico is not sending us their best.

  • Bubba Jones||

    We're from the government and we're here to help.

  • SQRLSY One||

    ... to help ourselves, that is!!!

  • Rich||

    In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Court Judge Robert S. Lasnik of the Western District of Washington ordered Sanchez to pay $190,345.63 in restitution

    , which was immediately sent to Mexico.

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    To build the wall?

  • What's that smell?||

    Huh?..... A dishonest attorney who works for the government? Whoda thunk it?

  • Citizen X||

    Sanchez stole the identities of aliens in removal proceedings and used them to obtain credit cards and open lines of credit he used to buy things.

    Hold up, i've been informed that it invariably goes the other way.

  • Jimbo||

    In a dramatic twist, Raphael stole the identity of one alien who was using Raphael's identity at the time.

  • loveconstitution1789||

    Hopefully, open border people will remove those stolen identities as credit for Immigrants being a net positive to the USA.

  • crufus||

    What's the fun of being an ICE agent if you are not allowed to commit identity theft against those dirty meth dealers, child rapists, and broccoli pickers?

  • Longtobefree||

    No comments on the fact the crooked lawyer had to fiddle with other records in order to get the illegals to a place where they qualified for credit?
    I would not have thought the 'poor, desperate refugees, fleeing economic disasters' were a good target for identify theft. I mean, it's not like they pay thousands of dollars to get here or anything.

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