Ex-W.Va. DMV Worker Pleads Guilty In ID Scheme

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A former West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles worker 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. Miller pleaded guilty on Monday in U.S. Magistrate Court to one count of conspiracy to defraud in connection with identification documents.

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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