Investigation Discovers Thieves Accessing Arizona Driver Licenses For Years

Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:22pm
Updated: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:29pm
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For years, identity thieves exploited a state website to obtain other peoples' drivers licenses.

A joint investigation and Arizona’s Family and CBS 5 found organized crime rings used the IDs to open fraudulent bank accounts. One victim reported losing over $300,000.

The Department of Motor Vehicles confirms 164 people had their identities stolen, but the number could be much higher.

CBS 5 reporter Morgan Loew is part of the investigative team that broke this story and she joined The Show to talk about the report.

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