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Ex-W.Va. DMV worker pleads guilty in ID scheme

February 4, 2014
Associated Press

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles worker has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge stemming from a driver's license scheme.

Kermit Miller of Martinsburg faces up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

A federal grand jury indicted Miller in September 2013 on 19 fraud counts. The Herald Mail (http://bit.ly/1emRFj8 ) of Hagerstown, Md., reports that Miller pleaded guilty on Monday in U.S. Magistrate Court to one count of conspiracy to defraud in connection with identification docuemnts.

Prosecutors said Miller accepted an undisclosed amount of cash from 18 people in exchange for a driver's license from February through August 2010. Miller was working at the DMV's Martinsburg office at the time.

People who received the licenses weren't required to submit applications or pass tests.

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Information from: The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, Md., http://www.herald-mail.com

 
 

 

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