ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) -
For an identity thief, a legitimate, valid Minnesota driver's license under an assumed name is the Holy Grail.
Get one of these you have it made: credit card and mortgage fraud. Get stopped by a cop, hop on an airplane, no problem.
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And while we may think a driver's license is the gold standard for identity, come to find out there are tens of thousands of very real DLs for very fake people.
Every four years in Minnesota, we get our driver's license renewed. For most of us, our only concern is getting through the long line, and taking a halfway decent picture. But there are those who push the limits for fun or fraud.