Running a business from your college dorm room might be legit unless it involves the manufacture and sale of fake IDs. Three University of Georgia students have been charged with multiple felonies after police were tipped off by one of the student’s roommate that fake driver licenses were being produced and distributed.
The driver licenses, which could be used to allow students to buy alcohol, sold for $50 to $100.
The investigation started in November 2011 when police first learned about the fake IDs. Police found in the student’s dorm room 10 fake Florida driver licenses, along with a laminating machine, media storage devices and other equipment used to manufacture bogus IDs, according to a police affidavit.
One student, the alleged ringleader, was charged with 36 counts of manufacturing fraudulent identification, police said, while his two alleged accomplices were each charged with multiple counts of distribution.
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