A seller of identity documents was arraigned today, after being extradited from El Salvador, on a superseding indictment charging one count of conspiracy to possess and transfer identity documents, one count of conspiracy to commit human smuggling for financial gain, and 40 counts of aggravated identity theft, in relation to a scheme to traffic the identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding identity documents. Judge Bruce McGiverin ordered the defendant detained. The detention hearing and arraignment are scheduled for Dec. 11.


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