DMV imposter arrested

LOS ANGELES - A man accused of scamming victims of as much as $10,000 by posing as a DMV employee is facing seven years in prison.Julio Cesar Alvitres, 54, allegedly carried fake DMV employee identification card and - for a fee - offered to help victims register their vehicles, and obtain drivers' licenses and social security cards. Each victim paid Alvitres between $100 and $4,500, prosecutors said.

********** Published: December 9, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 34