Man charged after using stolen SSN to...

Man charged after using stolen SSN to work at Gallatin nursing home for six years

There are 29 comments on the The Tennessean story from Oct 21, 2013, titled Man charged after using stolen SSN to work at Gallatin nursing home for six years. In it, The Tennessean reports that:

A man who worked at a Gallatin nursing home with a stolen identity for six years faces multiple charges after police arrested him Wednesday.

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meme

Stanton, TX

#1 Oct 22, 2013
enjoy this site
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United States

#2 Oct 23, 2013
Are they going to deport him and why doesn't this story explain how he got a driver's license with a stolen SS card?

How is it that six years passed before the guy stopped receiving his SS disability or he did anything about it?

No, much about this doesn't add up at all and EVERYONE needs to question everything about this and demand it be fixed.

I recall when D's and R's alike thought it would be a great idea for illegals to come to Tennessee and get no-document driver's licenses so they and their buddies could have very cheap and exploitable slave labor and make sure working wages were not only driven down, but, stayed down for a long time.
oohhhhhhhhh

United States

#3 Oct 23, 2013
From the Tennessean article .........

A man who worked at a Gallatin nursing home with a stolen identity for six years faces multiple charges after police arrested him Wednesday.

Manuel Espinoza, 42, was arrested Oct. 16 and charged with felony identity theft, simple assault on a police officer and resisting arrest after police discovered he purchased another person’s identification to gain employment at the Gallatin Health Care Center, according to arrest reports.

Espinoza remained in the Sumner County Jail on a $20,000 bond Friday.

Gallatin police received information Tuesday from Texas detectives about an ongoing identity theft investigation traced to Sumner County. A disabled man in Big Spring, Texas, realized his identity had been compromised after he stopped receiving his disability benefits. A Texas Social Security office had cut the benefits after learning the Social Security number associated with the man was receiving income from the Gallatin Health Care Center, police said.
oohhhhhhhhh

United States

#4 Oct 23, 2013
Worker was 'model individual'

Espinoza was employed with the nursing and rehabilitation center for almost six years from July 2007 to May 2013. He had also filed multiple W-4 tax forms using the stolen information, Gallatin police found through records from the center, reports show.

Center Administrator Sonya Kemp said she would be “afraid” to release Espinoza’s listed job title or responsibilities.

“We never had any problems with this individual, none,” Kemp said.“The employee I knew was a model individual, and he was very kind. We’re very, very disappointed.”

The Gallatin nursing home followed standard federal employment eligibility verification procedures, which Espinoza passed, Kemp said. She could not verify whether a Social Security card was one of the identity verification items Espinoza provided when hired more than six years ago, when he also passed a required background check and drug test.

“He provided the information required,” Kemp said.“We addressed the situation immediately when we became aware of it. The safety and welfare of our residents is our first and foremost concern.”

When Gallatin police went to Espinoza’s residence on the 100 block of Gray Street, he initially opened the door but then tried to flee back into the house. When police chased after Espinoza, he “slammed” the door on an officer’s arm. Police eventually apprehended Espinoza in his kitchen.

During an interview at the police department, Espinoza told investigators he purchased the Social Security number from an “unknown” person in Gallatin in 2007 for $200, the arrest report said.
oohhhhhhhhh

United States

#6 Oct 23, 2013
by the way, why only "resisting arrest" and not a felony assault on an officer for allegedly slamming the door on his arm?

Dude not white enough to be treated like most everyone else in America?
Wondering

Stanton, TX

#8 Nov 20, 2013
Manuel Espinoza had his hearing Nov.20, 2013.
Anyone know what the judge ruled?..... This is a young man I know and the family only knows Manuel Espinoza was arrested. We all are wondering what sentence was given to this man...if any. The man he stole the SSN number has mental retardation and the whole ordeal has been a nightmare for hm. Any information would be appreciated.
Key To City

France

#9 Nov 25, 2013
My guess is that the current extreme left wing Obama worshiping regime protected him, will likely give him a key to the city and hire him on as a Community Organizer.
GALLATIN

Gallatin, TN

#10 Dec 1, 2013
He was deported back to his country and most likely he will come back to TN because he left his family here. But doesn't add up because all of the family had stolen SS and also need to be deported and all charges were drop because he so call did his time for the rest of the charges but he needs to be put in jail in his country because he did taxes took someone else identity which is a crime.
Well

Marion, NC

#11 Dec 1, 2013
Maybe Rosemary gave him a good sympathetic polishing first.
wondering

Stanton, TX

#12 Sep 10, 2014
well was he deported or let loose? He destroyed this mentally challenged mans life and he had no income because ssa cut his disability benefits. Did this man get punished or let off. I know the man who lost the benefits and we all wonder what happened to the man who was arrested.
sheriff sutton

United States

#13 Sep 10, 2014
This town is full of them. They buy fake licenses too. Did you take a drivers test when you can't read English? All signs are in English. Manuela Verkawitz is your name? Really
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sheriff sutton

United States

#14 Sep 10, 2014
I watched a Mexican neighbor try to park in their driveway. Took 6 tries.
Andres

Gallatin, TN

#15 Jul 12, 2015
GALLATIN wrote:
He was deported back to his country and most likely he will come back to TN because he left his family here. But doesn't add up because all of the family had stolen SS and also need to be deported and all charges were drop because he so call did his time for the rest of the charges but he needs to be put in jail in his country because he did taxes took someone else identity which is a crime.
Just so you know he was bailed out. And never deported
USA SSAindamud

Chicago, IL

#16 Jul 13, 2015
meme wrote:
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ALSO get over to more on USA identification theft and conceals through the department of Social security as they illegally aid and conceal. And by chance was there also long term conceals on sexual molestations within the same nursing facility.
USA SSAindamud

Chicago, IL

#17 Jul 13, 2015
GALLATIN wrote:
He was deported back to his country and most likely he will come back to TN because he left his family here. But doesn't add up because all of the family had stolen SS and also need to be deported and all charges were drop because he so call did his time for the rest of the charges but he needs to be put in jail in his country because he did taxes took someone else identity which is a crime.
AND BY CHANCE , was the SSA card provided by the department of Social Serurity , HA HA HA , LOOK AT ALL the time he used the SSA . ha ha ha
USA SSAindamud

Chicago, IL

#18 Jul 13, 2015
sheriff sutton wrote:
This town is full of them. They buy fake licenses too. Did you take a drivers test when you can't read English? All signs are in English. Manuela Verkawitz is your name? Really
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as the dirt water Sherriff aids and abets the illegals . ha ha ha. in fact get over to more on long term illegal aiding and abetting on direct open narcotics sales and use. HA HA HA. ha ha ha , six years.
USA SSAindamud

Chicago, IL

#19 Jul 13, 2015
meme wrote:
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Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, Roberto Rodriguez, 54, formerly of Fort Lauderdale, FL, was convicted by a jury on July 29, 2009 of seventeen counts of exceeding his authorized access to a government computer. Rodriguez is scheduled to be sentenced on October 9, 2009, before U.S. District Court Judge William J. Zloch.

Rodriguez, while an employee at the Social Security Administration’s Teleservice Center Office in Fort Lauderdale, FL, exceeded his authorized access to a Social Security Administration computer, and obtained personal identification information of 17 individuals, including their names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and summary earnings information. They see it all the time , continue peening in on more SSA employee frauds , their a east catch. OINK OINK
USASSAINTHEMUD

Chicago, IL

#20 Jul 13, 2015
As public servants, SSA employees are expected to maintain a high level of integrity when it comes to facilitating the business of the Social Security Administration. As such, SSA/OIG takes seriously any crimes involving SSA employees and is notorious for illegally attempting to conceal employee frauds
USASSAINTHEMUD

Chicago, IL

#21 Jul 13, 2015
One common theme among all fraud cases is that they tend to be very complex. Often the details of a case are so mired in arcane laws and minute details that the direct employee frauds will directly try to lie in front of evidence This is just one reason it pays to seek out more and more attorneys who focus on fraud and other types of white collar crime being directly committed right with the USA Department of Social Security, good to see more direct USA convictions pinned to USA OIG as well.
USASSAINTHEMUD

Chicago, IL

#22 Jul 13, 2015
After the man was diagnosed with AIDS in the mid-1990s, the SSA determined that he was permanently disabled and unable to work. He qualified for SSDI benefits with the help of a social worker who completed his application for him. After the USA SSA employee was diagnosed with full AIDS , he worked for the SSA, he failed to understand that collecting benefits while he was eligible to work was illegal. H HA HA HA. one sec , get over to more on USA junkies employed through SSA.

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