The state of Minnesota has found nearly 24,000 possible cases of fraud involving driver's licenses issued in the state, Fox Minneapolis reports. A facial recognition scan of the state's 11 million photo database found nearly 1.3 million duplicates.
"There was about 23,000 records that we think are a good chance of being fraud," (Doug Neville, communications director for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety) said.
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23,705 cases of possible fraud to be exact.
People like Pedro Chavez, aka Jose Cisneros, or Carlos Santiago, or Antonia Ledesma — four separate Minnesota driver's licenses.
Detectives say the Albert Lea man was illegally collecting welfare for a decade, using real Minnesota driver's licenses obtained with phony documents. He was convicted of forgery, and deported.