Friday, February 21, 2014

Faking Passports Results In Conviction

A passport office adjudications manager has been convicted of falsely submitting and approving passport applications for people who were not US citizens.  According to LexisNexis:
During a four-day trial, co-workers testified that Jamaican applicants who were not U.S. citizens would visit the passport office and use the personal identification information and photos of birth certificates from other people to apply for a passport.  (I wonder how they got that information.)  The Houston man would then accept the fake documents and issue a passport.  According to court records, the 51-year-old man also provided false parental identification for a minor child without the proper two-parent consent.  (That’s a big no-no.)
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