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Utah man charged with 4 felony counts of forgery

UPDATED December 12, 2018: It was initially reported that Francisco Daniel Partida Soto was charged with 30 counts of second-degree felony forgery. However, he has actually been charged with 4 counts of forgery and producing false identification all of which are second-degree felonies.

December 10, 2018

The Utah Attorney General’s SECURE Strike Force arrested Francisco Daniel Partida Soto for manufacturing and distributing fraudulent identification documents.

An undercover investigation reported the purchase of forged Social Security cards and a Green Card through the mail. Agents were able to make an additional transaction in person, receiving 30 Green Cards and Social Security cards, at which point Soto was arrested. 

Francisco Daniel Partida Soto has been charged with 30 counts of second-degree felony forgery. 

For the full story, check out the coverage below. 

KUTV: St. George man arrested on 30 counts of identification fraud

St. George News: Strike force arrests man in St. George for selling fake Social Security, green cards

The Utah Attorney General’s Office administers and coordinates the SECURE Strike Force partnership with the Utah Department of Public Safety and county, federal, and city law enforcement agencies to combat violent and other major felony crimes associated with illegal immigration and human trafficking.