Posted by Amber Jenkins - email
FAIRFIELD, OH (FOX19) -- A week long investigation leads to an arrest after a man was suspected of making counterfeit documents, such as social security cards.
24-year-old Abraham Diaz- Carmona is charged with eight counts of forgery and is being held at the Butler County Jail.
According to the Sheriff's Department, the suspect was believed to be manufacturing counterfeit documents including social security cards, drivers licence, and green cards. These card would be delivered to customers in Cincinnati. Investigators discovered individuals would forward photos and the names that they would like on the documents though text messages and within an hour, the documents were delivered.
Undercover agents communicated with Diaz- Carmona via text message. He was then seen driving in Butler County to make a drop at the pre-arranged location.
When he was stopped by sheriff deputies in marked cars Diaz-Carmona had the fake documents ordered by the the undercover officer along with other documents he was delivering.
While the suspect was going through the booking process in jail, he identified himself as Johan Altanar- Soriano, but fingerprint comparison revealed a prior arrest in Colorado and his true identity was found.
Diaz-Carmona will be interviewed by ICS agents to determine his nationality and could face deportation if he is in the US illegally.