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Why Did a DMV Supervisor Advise a Cop to Break the Law and Commit License Plate Fraud?

A police officer was fired from his position after following the advice of the Department of Motor Vehicles to turn his personal car into a "ghost vehicle."

September 11, 2023

NYPD’s Fight Against ‘Ghost Cars’ Lacks Serious Muscle

The NYPD claims it has stepped up its efforts to summons and arrest car drivers who cover or deface their plate, or drive with a fake temporary tag, but its own statistics show that the effort has not continued into this year, department officials said on Monday.

June 27, 2023

‘Duped’: A Harlem 20-Something Blows the Whistle on an Illegal Temporary License Plate Business

Kareem found out the hard way that his Craigslist gig delivering temp tags was illegal. Now he's exposing the operation that employed him, revealing clues about his anonymous bosses that all trace back to the same place.

June 9, 2023

N.J. Legislator Proposes New Charges for Selling, Driving With Illegal Temporary License Plates

"For those that want to misuse and abuse our laws, the penalties should be much higher, and the potential for criminal penalties should be a disincentive as well," a Jersey Assembly member said.

May 10, 2023