Dominican National Guilty of Health Care, Identity Fraud

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETS – A Dominican national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to false statement and Social Security fraud charges. Juan Baez, 57, who previously resided in Roslindale, pleaded guilty to one count of false representation of a Social Security number and one count of making a false statement relating to health care matters. U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young scheduled sentencing for Oct. 4, 2021. Baez used the identity of a Puerto Rican citizen to obtain Massachusetts driver’s licenses and identification cards. He also used the identity to apply for and receive MassHealth benefits.  Between Jan.