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Dominican National Admits to Trafficking Fentanyl, Health Care Fraud, ID Theft

PROVIDENCE – A Dominican national living in Pawtucket faces between seven and fifty-seven years in federal prison after admitting to a federal court judge that in addition to operating a drug stash house and arranging for the sale of fentanyl on at least four occasions, he used the identity of an individual unknown to him, including the person’s Social Security number and other personal identifying information, to gain Rhode Island Medicaid benefits and Rhode Island driver’s licenses and permits.


Action Details

  • Date:April 4, 2021
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Rhode Island
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions