Ex-Ga. State Worker Sentenced in Fake ID Scheme

Comments: 0  | Leave A Comment
  • advertisement
  • ATLANTA (AP) — A former Department of Driver Services employee has pleaded guilty to making fake identification cards.

    Lauren Kane, spokeswoman for the state Attorney General, says former DDS employee Frederick Lawson pleaded guilty Monday in DeKalb County Superior Court to six counts of bribery and six counts of false statements for allegedly supplying a woman with fake identification cards.

    Authorities say Lawson may have started making fake identification cards in 2008 and gave them to Lamondi Benton, who has also pleaded guilty to two counts of making false statements. Lawson told investigators Benton paid him to make the fraudulent identification cards.

    Lawson and Benton have both been sentenced to a year in prison and five years on probation. Lawson is ordered to pay $3,000 and Benton is ordered to pay $1,000.

    • More Related Content

    Comments

    Add Your Comment

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s