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Vegas man sentenced to 14.5 years in prison

Posted at 1:52 PM, Dec 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-30 16:52:50-05
A Las Vegas man who shipped illegal drugs from Nevada to other states under a false name has been sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden.
Damien Williams, 27. was sentenced on Dec. 25 to D. McKibben to 151 months in prison, plus two additional consecutive years in prison, for his guilty pleas to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, one count of conspiracy to launder money, and one count of aggravated identity theft. 
Williams, who is a career criminals, used the identification documents of "Goldie Cage" between May 2012 and October 2013 to obtain a Nevada ID, rent an apartment, obtain a car loan, and open bank accounts.
Williams also mailed codeine and marijuana to people in Tennessee and Texas during that time. In exchange, the recipients would deposit money into accounts set up under Cage's name. He would then withdraw the money and buy more drugs.
The case was investigated by the Las Vegas Financial Crimes Task Force, IRS Criminal Investigation, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the Henderson Police Department, and the Las Vegas Metropolitan police Department.