- js reader version
- view hidden posts
- tags and related articles
by H. Nelson Goodson
Saturday, Jul. 19, 2008 at 1:23 PM
email@example.com 414-383-1000 3206 W. National Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53215
Loyo urges job agencies to hire illegal's with non-official IDs
Assistant District Attorney To Investigate Credenciales USA
Loyo urges job agencies to hire illegal's with non-official IDs
By H. Nelson Goodson
El Conquistador Newspaper
3206 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53215
July 18, 2008
Milwaukee - John T. Chisholm, the Milwaukee County District Attorney has assigned Assistant District Attorney Paul Hauer, the community prosecutor in police district two to investigate allegations of worthless IDs being manufactured in the area by Credenciales USA. Representative Pedro Colón who represents the area had requested the investigation after numerous groups and residents complained about the official looking IDs. “Mr. Hauer will determine whether the activity of Credenciales USA is criminal in nature, or refer the matter to the appropriate state agency or Better Business Bureau,” Chisholm wrote Colón.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice also received Colón’s complaint about Credenciales USA, but when contacted they would not confirm or deny the investigation.
Last weekend, Hugo Loyo operator of Credenciales USA, who manufactures worthless and non-official IDs went on La GranD 104.7 FM radio to plea with employment agencies to hire Illegal's. Loyo wants the agencies to hire undocumented people who present a Credenciales USA ID, according to a recorded announcement made by Loyo during a live show on the radio. It’s unlawful for an employment agency to hire anyone who is in the country illegally and knowingly hires someone without a Social Security number. Loyo seems to be promoting and advocating for local employment agencies to hire undocumented workers who use his Credenciales USA IDs whether having their real name on it or not.
Loyo also said, “Banco Amex Internacional LLC is a Mexican bank and not an American bank...the Credenciales USA IDs are accepted by our bank.” Loyo is the Chairman of Banco Amex International, and Mike Contreras is the President, according to business records. Both the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) state, Banco Amex International is not legally registered or authorized to operate as a bank.
No doubt, he seems to be conspiring to commit a federal crime. Unfortunately, Loyo believes he is above the law and is not doing anything wrong. Despite attempts by local banks, el Consulado Mexicano de Chicago, the Southside Organizing Committee, Voces de las Frontera and State Representative Pedro Colón to stop him from making the worthless IDs.
Credenciales USA is claiming that their secondary IDs and International Driver Licenses issued to their clients are recognized and acceptable to open bank accounts, boarding an airplane for domestic and international travel or obtaining a Wisconsin license plate for a vehicle, which Colón says these forms of identification are not acceptable in most transactions. Another worthless ID geared for undocumented workers is currently being advertised along S. Cesar E. Chavez Dr. and is issued by Ameracard.
In April the ConsumerAffairs.com reported, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had cracked down on companies that sell these phony licenses -- also called International Driver's Permits (IDP) -- before.
“These so-called international driver's licenses don't give you the legal right to drive, won't help you remove points from your license, and aren't an official government ID,” Howard Beales, director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, said a few years ago after the agency settled charges wth two companies that sold these type of phony licenses over the Internet. “We're committed to putting the brakes on companies that make these deceptive claims.” The FTC also warned consumers they can be arrested if they give police a phony IDP during a traffic stop.
In the United States, legitimate IDPs cost each, and can only be obtained from the American Automobile Association and the American Automobile Touring Alliance.
A person who is legally in the country on a temporary basis can use their driver’s license of a country of origin as long as they can provide a valid Visa to be in the country upon request. Loyo claims anyone can get an international license, despite their legal status in this country. If a person is in the country illegally, their license from country of origin in not valid.
Loyo also criticized El Conquistador Newspaper and the staff for the news coverage dealing with Credenciales USA worthless IDs in prior weeks. He accused El Conquistador of lying about his dubious business practices and for taking advantage of unsuspecting people who purchase the worthless IDs. El Conquistador has been the only Latino newspaper reporting and standing up against Loyo’s profiting from unsuspecting clients in need of an identification card.
In Wisconsin, a person needs an official identification or a driver’s license to open a bank account and operate a vehicle. In 2007, Governor Jim Doyle signed 2005 Wisconsin Act 126 into law barring the Department of Motor Vehicle from issuing driver licenses and identification cards to aliens and residents without proof of legal status or a valid Social Security. The state legislature passed it to comply with the federal Real ID Act of 2005.
When Gov. Doyle signed the legislation, it provided a revenue to create and manufacture official looking IDs by Loyo and others who take advantage of their own people regardless of their immigration status plight.
The management of La GranD has not taken any action to take Credenciales USA radio programming off the air even though, they suspect Loyo is selling worthless IDs to their radio listeners. It’s unethical for La GranD to profit from Loyo’s promotion to sell the IDs. This is the second time around La GranD has put profits first rather then protecting their own radio listeners from this type of dubious business practices. Worth mentioning, La GranD has added a disclaimer at the end of Loyo’s program saying they are not responsible for Loyo’s radio programming content. Who are they kidding! Of course they are responsible, the right thing for La GranD to do is to take action and protect their radio listeners.
In May of 2007, Cesar A. Rodríguez-González, 27, who gained notoriety in early October 2006 for passing himself as a high priced curandero (spiritual medicine man) in the South side was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Rodríguez-González admitted in court he never had healing abilities and only did it to scam unsuspecting victims for money. He also had a radio program promoting his dubious healing abilities in La GranD and paid the radio station more than ,000 to air his deception even when La GranD’s management suspected he was scamming thousands from unsuspecting people. The victims were lured into his fake spiritual practices through a radio campaign advertising blitz in La GranD, 104.7 FM a 24-hour Spanish-language radio station. Testimonials by several people claiming they have been cured were featured in the La GranD radio ad, which led listeners to believe that they had been cured by Rodríguez-González.
The criminal complaint states that at least 20 victims paid Rodríguez-González more than ,000. Police suspected, he might have been paid up to 0,000, but other victims had been reluctant to come forward.
In this particular case, El Conquistador Newspaper took the lead in exposing Rodríguez-González in order to inform and protect the public about his scam. It was the right and ethical thing to do, as we are doing in Loyo’s case.
Report this post as:
Change Links 2018 July posted
More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena
"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena
Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles
Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert!
Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California
Change Links June 2018 posted
The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years
Unity Archive Project
Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi
CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police
Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies
California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings)
Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico
Change Links May 2018
Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed
GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE
lausd whistle blower
Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images
UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light
Change Links April 2018
Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018
Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018!
Spring 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert!
Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Shows Shocking Eviction Trends in L.A.
Steve Mnuchin video at UCLA released
Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Clean Ups
More Local News...
14 Disturbing Facts About Scott Gottlieb, Trump's FDA Head
Behind the scenes at fbi National Academy
Treasury Takes Aim at Shell Companies
Paraphysique de l'intelligence
Oklahoma GOP Senator Jim Inhofe's Bloody Record
Globalization: hope on the horizon despite Fake Liberals.
Sorry President Trump,Ted Cruz Texas Judicial System,is Worse Than Many Shithole Countries
The Shortwave Report 07/20/18 Listen Globally!
The System Question as a Survival Question
Nation's Largest Voting Machine Co., ESS, Admits Lying Re Having Installed Remote Control
Du pain et des jeux
Paraphysique de martyrologie
Children Incorporated Earns 4-Star Rating on Charity Navigator
Democratic Socialists of America
Leonard Peltier Non Violent Native American Political Prisoner since 1970's
Paraphysique miscellanées de l'aggiornamento
FBI Investigated LA County Sheriff Baca,Why Not Hank Skinner's Persecution?
Updated Partial List Of Famous Vegetarians, Vegans, & Fruitarians
The Shortwave Report 07136/18 Listen Globally!
Social Policy as Social Infrastructure
Vol I: 84 Varieties Of GOP Election Fraud
Texas Can Call it An Execution,But It is A State Sponsored Murder of Hank Skinner..
June 2018 Honduras coup update
Maria Estrada doubles down on racist support
New York Women in Film & Television Announces 2018 NYWIFT Ha Phuong Scholarship Recipients
Trapps de la domination, trapps de l'aliénation
Please Work For The Defeat Of Brett Kavanaugh And Why
Transinhumanisme ( transe inhumanisme )
More Breaking News...