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Gautier man pleaded guilty to federal charge of aggravated identity theft, sentencing Oct. 22


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 ( 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,

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