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Posted: August 11, 2011 11:14 a.m.

DMV worker charged for fake IDs

ATLANTA - A DeKalb County grand jury has charged an ex-Georgia worker with making false identification cards.

The Georgia Attorney General's office said Wednesday that former Georgia Department of Driver Services license examiner Frederick Lawson was charged with six counts of bribery and six counts of false statements.

He is accused of taking money from Lamondi Benton to make the fake IDs. Benton was also charged with 11 counts of false statement.

Lawson could face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of more than $100,000. Benton could face more than five years in prison and a fine topping $100,000.

Attorneys for the two couldn't be immediately identified.

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