A Richmond man pleaded guilty for participating as a “runner” in a fake ID ring. Manuel Garcia-Rojas helped sell fake IDs (Social Security cards, green cards, etc.) to illegal immigrants, while working with nine other co-defendants. The enterprise was based in Mexico and had operations in Arkansas, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, and Rhode Island. Garcia-Rojas was caught at a police traffic stop after trying to assault a rival ID maker and steal his equipment.
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