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5 Plead Guilty In Spokane Driver's License Fraud

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Five people accused of a scheme that allowed about 100 Bosnian nationals to fraudulently obtain commercial driver's licenses in Spokane pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal conspiracy charge to defraud the United States.
    
The Spokesman-Review reports (http://is.gd/AwLy1O) the misdemeanor conviction will not result in deportation of the Bosnian nationals.
    
A sixth person accused in the scheme awaits trial in October on a mail fraud charge that could affect his immigration status.
    
Federal authorities say the group was involved in 2008 in a commercial driving school that charged Bosnian immigrants $2,500 for licenses for which they did not qualify.


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