“Centeno-Hernandez was arrested at 10:20 a.m. by agents with the Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Insurance Fraud at 119 Neptune Drive in Holmes Beach.
Centeno-Hernandez allegedly used a Social Security number and permanent resident card on April 8 to procure employment with Beach to Bay Construction, 5702 Marina Drive, the report states.
Scott Eason, owner of Beach to Bay, said in an email that Centeno-Hernandez was employed by S Torres Construction, a subcontractor doing work for the Holmes Beach construction company.
In July, the Department of Homeland Security notified DFS/DIF that at least 18 individuals may have used false identification to be hired by the Holmes Beach company.
Further investigation into Centeno-Hernandez revealed the Social Security number was assigned to another individual and the permanent residence card number was invalid, according to the report.
Eason said Beach to Bay “obtained the required documentation” from the subcontractor employing Centeno-Hernandez and were unaware the identifications were false.”
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