Manchester Man Sentenced for Fraud and Conspiracy
|U.S. Attorney’s Office November 15, 2012|
CONCORD, NH—Jaime Salas, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 24 months in prison for fraud and misuse of visas, conspiracy to cause failure to file bank currency transaction reports, and structuring of transactions to avoid reporting requirements, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.
Mr. Salas pled guilty on August 2, 2012, to knowingly possessing a counterfeit “green card,” as well as intentionally evading federal laws requiring the reporting of cash transactions related to a check cashing business he operated. Mr. Salas has been ordered to report to prison on January 25, 2013, to begin serving his sentence.
This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigations Division; the United States Social Security Administration-Office of Inspector General; the United States Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement; and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alfred Rubega.