NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Federal authorities in New Jersey are poised to announce charges in what they say is a multi-state identity document fraud scheme.
The U.S. Attorney's Office says 22 people in six states have been charged with operating an illegal business that fraudulently obtained documents including driver's licenses and student visas.
Authorities say most of the recipients of the documents were immigrants from South Korea.
The 22 people charged in the alleged scheme are based in New York, California, Nevada, Virginia and Georgia as well as New Jersey.
Several arrests have already been made.
The U.S. attorney in New Jersey is scheduled to hold a news conference Wednesday afternoon.
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