Alleged ringleaders sought in NM driver’s license fraud By The Associated Press

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Alleged ringleaders sought in NM driver’s license fraud By The Associated Press Posted:   07/24/2013 07:42:34 AM MDT

CLOVIS – 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.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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