GULFPORT, Mississippi — A 33-year-old Gautier man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of aggravated identity theft.
U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis says Edgardo Batiz Medina was accused of selling birth certificates and Social Security cards.
The Mississippi Press reports (http://bit.ly/1IN0FOA) Medina will be sentenced Oct. 22. He faces a maximum penalty of two years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.
Information from: The Mississippi Press, http://www.gulflive.com