Luzerne County correspondent Dot Hayer reports that an arrest has been made in Hazleton regarding the sale of false identification to illegal residents.
Orlando Guzman Garcia was nabbed the morning of Jan. 11 at a home at 185 S. Wyoming St. He is charged with conspiracy to commit identity fraud.
He is accused of trafficking identity kits that included Social Security cards, birth certificates and other documents of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens to illegal immigrants. He charged between $700 and $2,500 per kit.
Garcia allegedly got the documents from Caguas, Puerto Rico and paid for them with wire transfers.
Garcia faces 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Garcia was among of at least 50 arrested in the case.