La. man to serve time in federal prison for using president's social security number

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Louisiana man who pleaded guilty in December to using President Donald Trump's social security number to try to get his federal tax information from the IRS was sentenced in the Baton Rouge Federal Courthouse on Wednesday.

Jordan Hamlett, 32, of Sunset, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and will be on two years of supervised probation upon his release.

He will have to pay more than $14,000 in restitution to the US Department of Education and $100 special assessment fee to the court.

He will also have to undergo mental health treatment in prison and pay the cost of that treatment.

Hamlett was ordered to voluntarily surrender to federal authorities before 2 p.m. on May 28.

He pleaded guilty on Dec. 11, 2017, to false representation of a social security number.


He faces up to five years in prison, fines, and a term of supervised release following his sentence.

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