Tuesday, December 22, 2009

N.C. busts reveal production of fake IDs is booming

Published: December 3, 2009

MORGANTON - Makers of counterfeit identification cards are growing more common and sophisticated as it becomes more difficult to live without the government-issued IDs, North Carolina officials said.
The state Department of Motor Vehicles made more arrests for driver's license fraud in the first 10 months of this year than all of last year.
Morganton Department of Public Safety Maj. Billy Bradshaw said his department hasn't run into any significant incidents involving fake IDs, but officers have seen IDs on which teenagers and adults altered their birthdates. They occasionally find illegal immigrants with fake IDs, he added.

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