Notary Public agrees to expose fraud ring
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:00:00 GMT —
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - Arrest warrants have been issued for a Mexican couple who allegedly led a ring that obtained hundreds of people living outside the United States to fraudulently obtain New Mexico's driver's licenses.
According to the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/14Hfw8B ), District Attorney Matthew Chandler of Clovis says 53-year-old Luis Raul Collazo-Medrano and his wife, Olivia Campos, may have returned to Mexico but also have ties to Texas, Louisiana and Ohio.
Meanwhile, a 38-year-old Portales woman has become the fifth person to plead guilty in the New Mexico case. Veronica Diaz pleaded guilty Monday to 47 counts of forgery and other crimes.
A judge suspended her 70-year prison sentence and placed her on five years of supervised probation after Diaz agreed to testify in the case.
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