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3 Accused of Giving Illegal Aliens Diver Licenses

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – Yvette Roberson and two associates are charged with providing genuine State of Missouri driver’s licenses and non-drivers identification cards to illegal aliens.

According to the indictment, between March 2010 and December 2011, Ricardo Ortiz and Jorge Fabian Pesqueda Perez provided individuals who were illegally in the United States, counterfeit and stolen birth certificates and social security cards. Then instructed those individuals to visit Roberson at her place of employment which was a privately operated Missouri Department of Revenue Office in St. Louis County.

Upon receiving the fraudulent documents, Roberson would issue the driver’s licenses. Those who received driver’s licenses were not required to prove their ability to safely operate motor vehicles.

Yvette Roberson, 59, of St. Louis, Mo. charged with conspiracy, production of false identification documents, and possession of 15 or more access devices.

Ricardo Ortiz a/ka Jose Ramos, Jr., 31, of Montgomery City, Mo. charged with conspiracy, production of false identification documents, and possession of 15 or more access devices.

Jorge Fabian Pesqueda Perez, 35, of St. Peters, Mo. charged with conspiracy, production of false identification documents, and possession of 15 or more access devices.

Elizabeth Cervantes, 27, of St. Peters, Mo. charged with possession of a false identification document.

If Ortiz, Pesqueda, and Roberson are convicted, these charges carry penalty ranges between one to 15 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. If Cervantes is convicted, the charge of possession of a false identification document carries a penalty of not more than one year in prison and or fines up to $100,000.


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