A Guatemalan man faces federal charges on crimes alleged to have occurred in October of 2017 in Arkansas City.
Tomas Juan Tomas-Andres, 39, has been indicted on one count of using another person’s Social Security number and one count of aggravated identity theft, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Wichita.
Tomas-Andres faces up to five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the Social Security count, and a mandatory two years and a fine up to $250,000 on the identity theft count, a press release states.
The Kansas Department of Revenue investigated. the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Metzger is prosecuting.
A person’s guilt or innocence is to be determined by a court of law.