Brandon Hernández 5:09 a.m., June 19
DMV Staffers Took Bribes and Provided False Licenses, Says U.S. Attorney
The U.S. Attorney's office charged today (May 2) that El Cajon and Rancho San Diego Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) employees fraudulently provided drivers licenses to applicants who had failed or not taken the required tests. The employees were bribed up to $3000 per false license, according to U.S. Attorney Laura E. Duffy. Five employees were charged, along with 16 people who had passed bribes. All 21 defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit bribery and to produce unauthorized identification documents. The El Cajon DMV office is at 1450 Graves Avenue, and the Rancho San Diego office is at 1901 Jamacha Road.