R. Campbell, a former driver’s license examiner for the Maryland
Motor Vehicle Administration in Elkton, MD, pleaded guilty to producing
false driver’s licenses for illegal foreign nationals, the U.S.
DOT’s Office of the Inspector General reported.
MVA is canceling the illegally issued licenses and locating those
individuals who obtained commercial driver’s licenses through Campbell.
The names of the illegal foreign nationals will be provided to INS
for possible action. Campbell’s sentencing date has not yet been
exchange for varying sums of money or other forms of remuneration
such as paying his electric bill or taking him to lunch, Campbell
allegedly processed about 180 license applications from 1999 through
2002 for Turks and Russians who did not have valid immigration status.
estimated that approximately 100 Maryland driver’s licenses were
issued due to his efforts, about 25 of them commercial driver’s
licenses. Campbell processed the applications without requiring
proper proof of identification and legal status within the United
States and also provided answers to the written driving test.