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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mexican National Convicted Of Producing Unauthorized Driver’s License

1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Tara Tighe, Public Affairs Specialist

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Mexican national Jesus Ramon Garcia Campos, 57, was convicted today for his role in producing an unauthorized West Virginia driver’s license, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigation revealed that Garcia Campos, also known as “Chicano,” conspired with a Department of Motor Vehicles employee to sell unauthorized identification documents to foreign nationals.

Garcia Campos, pled guilty today to one count of “Aiding and Abetting Unlawful Production of Identification Document.” He faces up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Gina M. Groh presided.

NOTE: This press release was on 11/20/2014 to reflect the fact that the driver's license in question was produced without authorization.

Updated January 7, 2015