Local January 20, 2012 | 4:13 pm

Cleveland Indian Fausto Carmona posts bond, future in doubt

SANTO DOMINGO. – Cleveland Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona, true name Roberto Hernandez Heredia, will not be able to leave the country for now and will have to go before a court periodically.

The Major leaguer, whose future in professional baseball is threatened, posted a RD$550,000 bond, as requested by the National District Office of the Prosecutor, to the Permanent Jurisdiction Office.

Hernandez Heredia is charged with fraudulently obtaining a United States visa with the name Fausto Joel Carmona Fernandez, in violation of Dominican Law 8-92 against forgery of the Identity Certificate (Cedula).

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