86-year-old Mainer discovered responsible of utilizing useless brother’s id for practically 6 a long time

A Maine man faces as much as 20 years in jail after being discovered responsible of utilizing the id of his useless toddler brother to acquire passports and gather social safety advantages.

Napoleon Gonzalez, 86, of Etna was discovered responsible of id theft, passport fraud and social safety fraud final week, in accordance with the Maine Legal professional Normal’s Workplace. Napoleon Gonzalez had been utilizing the id of his brother, Guillermno Gonzalez since at the least the mid Nineteen Sixties, officers stated. Guillermo Gonzalez died as an toddler in 1939,

Utilizing his brother’s id, Napoleon Gonzalez filed for a Social Safety quantity in 1981 and has used it to gather retirement advantages since 2001. He additionally used his brother’s id to acquire passports, most not too long ago to journey to Canada in 2018.