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    DMV Clerk Accused of Taking Bribes for Years in Ticket-Fixing Scheme (New York) 

    A clerk at the Harlem office of the state's Department of Motor Vehicles took bribes for years to fix tickets, while another steered cases to lawyers for cash and meals, authorities said Friday. Read the article at nypost.com.

    South Florida DMV Workers Accused of Driver License Fraud, Racketeering 

    Two South Florida DMV workers are facing a number of charges after authorities say they gave driver's licenses to people who didn't complete the state's driving exam.  Lori Andre, 32, and Brittany Renee Jones, 29, were arrested Tuesday on charges including racketeering, official misconduct, driver license fraud and offenses against intellectual property, arrest warrants showed.  According to the warrants, the woman gave driver's licenses to at least five people who didn't pass the exam, and even modified information in the state's database. Read the article at nbcmiami.com.

    DMV Investigators Halt Attempted Fraud, Leads to Extradition (Nevada)

    On Friday, June 1, 2018, Nevada Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) officials stopped an effort by a California man to obtain a fraudulent identification card at the DMV location in Reno, where the man was subsequently arrested. The individual, Joseph Eugene Davis, 71, of Santa Clara County, California, entered the Reno DMV with both a social security card and California birth certificate in the name of another person. While at the service desk, the Technician working with the individual recognized an issue with the documents and confirmed the mismatch through the DMV's verification process. The technician immediately alerted the DMV's Compliance Enforcement Officers. Read the press release.

    Texas DMV Halts Parts of Online Paper License Plate System Amid Fraud Concerns  

    Some drivers who need a temporary paper license plate for their vehicle will no longer be able to get one from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicle's website after the state agency suspended portions of its online system. View the story at kxan.com.

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