Sacto 9-1-1
October 29, 2012
Sacramento men arrested for forgery of green cards

Two Sacramento residents have been arrested on suspicion of selling counterfeit IDs.

Laurel Velasquez, 30, and Pedro Izehuatl, 45, were arrested after a four-month investigation by the California Department of Justice. They are suspected of selling counterfeit driver's licenses, green cards and a social security card.

During the investigation, special agents conducted an undercover operation during which they purchased dozens of counterfeit federal green cards. Driver's licenses and a social security card were bought from Velasquez for $100 each.

Equipment used to make the counterfeit documents was seized, according to a DOJ press release.

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