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Illegal Immigrant Sentenced for Benefits Fraud

December 15, 2011

Office Affiliation: The Office of Investigations

Roman Ceniceros Mora, also known as Joseph Anderson Evans Shippentower, age 61, of Yakima, Washington, was sentenced to 96 months imprisonment for federal fraud and immigration charges. A jury in Yakima, Washington, previously found Ceniceros Mora guilty of 42 counts of fraud related to the unlawful acquisition of supplemental security income (SSI) and food stamps, a false claim of United States citizenship, and making a false statement in application for a United States passport. A separate jury convicted Ceniceros Mora of being an alien in the United States after deportation. News Articles: http://www.kimatv.com/news/local/Illegal-immigrant-sentenced-to-96-months-in-prison-135594108.html http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2011/12/13/mexican-national-s-long-string-of-lies-leads-to-prison http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Illegal-immigrant-sentenced-for-fraud-2402706.php http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Illegal-immigrant-sentenced-for-fraud-135597253.htmlhttps://oig-files.ssa.gov/audits/full/Illegal%20Immigrant%20Sentenced%20for%20Benefits%20Fraud.pdf

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