Former Mississippi highway patrol officer arrested in CDL scheme

Identity theft among the charges leveled at woman in U.S. District Court

Posted May 1, 2019

A former commercial driver’s license (CDL) tester with the Mississippi Highway Patrol was arrested during an investigation into CDL fraud.

The woman was indicted in U.S. District Court in Gulfport, Mississippi, on April 3, for identity theft, false statements, and false entries related to a CDL fraud scheme.

According to the indictment, the woman unlawfully used someone else’s name and testing identification between September 2017 and January 2018. She also allegedly stated and represented that individuals passed driver skills tests when she knew the tests had not been administered.

The DOT-Office of Inspector General is conducting the investigation along with the FBI, Mississippi Department of Public Safety, Mississippi Bureau of Investigations, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.


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