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DMV busts alleged fake documents lab

Posted August 4, 2009

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— The state Division of Motor Vehicles’ License and Theft Bureau has charged three Sampson County men with manufacturing false or fraudulent identification documents.

Luis Omar Rivera, 31, Jose Wilfredo Rivera, 27, and Olegario Cegovia Gomez, 36, also are being held on immigration detainers by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to determine if they are in the country legally. Luis and Jose Rivera are brothers, authorities said.

The DMV conducted a four-month undercover investigation into the operation of a document lab that included three undercover purchases of counterfeit resident alien cards and Social Security cards.

State and federal agents seized Social Security cards, birth certificates, car titles, photographs, a Polaroid camera, heat seals, a computer scanner, Texas birth certificates, a typewriter and $1,165 in cash from two residences last week, authorities said.

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  • Stringbean Aug 10, 2009

    Profiling Hispanics ???? who said all illegal aliens where Hispanics?

  • lkanzig Aug 10, 2009

    with the way the politicians are screaming that its the hispanics fault for everything kind of reminds me about germany late 30's to middle 40's. just waiting for the republicans and democrats to start doing the goosestep.

  • MakoII Aug 10, 2009

    OK, Censors, I'm within the rules.

    - Profiling Hispanics is like pinning their chests with ID Nazi-style.

    - Rounding up Hispanics wholesale is like rounding up Jews wholesale Nazi-style.

    - Deporting Hispanics is like deporting Jews Nazi-Style.

    Republicans and Conservatives hide under the "they are illegal" argument to hide their racial prejudice towards Hispanics.

    MOST Hispanics I know personally are legal citizens of the United States in North Carolina. But these opponents lump them all together. That IS Prejudice.

  • Stringbean Aug 7, 2009

    Professor wote: You should be respectful to others. WRAL set the rules for you to follow. I suggest you reread the rules.

    I suggest you make comments on something you know about instead of assuming .The posts I made were news posts from WRAL of people that where killed here in NC by illegal aliens driving (like the 7yr old little boy ).Professor Dont forget the old saying "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt

  • lkanzig Aug 6, 2009

    imagine that!
    they got skills!

  • ncguy Aug 6, 2009

    I'm shocked!

  • Professor Aug 6, 2009

    I posted 5 times here yesterday and not one of them made it on here....what's that tell ya?
    ddaneault

    You should be respectful to others. WRAL set the rules for you to follow. I suggest you reread the rules.

  • RonnieR Aug 6, 2009

    That it took a while for you to figger out how to post? :-)

  • Stringbean Aug 6, 2009

    I posted 5 times here yesterday and not one of them made it on here....what's that tell ya?

  • moth Aug 6, 2009

    Alleged ?
    Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!

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