Schuyler, Nebraska, man indicted for selling fake Social Security cards

By: - September 22, 2022 12:43 pm

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LINCOLN — A 26-year-old Schuyler man has been indicted on federal charges of providing fake Social Security cards.

Werner Monterroso-Monterroso was named in a five-count indictment announced by Thursday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

In April, June and August of this year, federal officials allege that Monterroso-Monterroso provided fake Social Security cards and other false documentation to others.

He faces up to 15 years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine on some of the charges.

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Paul Hammel
Paul Hammel

Senior Reporter Paul Hammel has covered the Nebraska Legislature and Nebraska state government for decades. A native of Ralston, Nebraska, he is vice president of the John G. Neihardt Foundation, a member of the Nebraska Hop Growers and a volunteer caretaker of Irvingdale Park in Lincoln.