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Foreign National Sentenced for Falsifying Airman’s Medical Applications

Hossein Salehi of Daytona Beach, FL, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Orlando, FL, to 2 years probation and fined $400 for falsely claiming U.S. citizenship and failing to disclose a past DUI charge on three airman’s medical applications. Salehi was a student enrolled in a pilot training program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. He was taken into INS custody and is being detained pending the results of a deportation proceeding to Iran.