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Man accused of using DMV to scam people

November 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Detectives are trying to get to the bottom of an alleged Department of Motor Vehicles fraud case.Julio Alvitres, 54, was arrested Monday and charged with scamming people into paying him to obtain driver's licenses and identification cards.

Authorities said he took money from victims, claiming he worked for the DMV and promising an identification card in return.

Officials urged people to call the Los Angeles Police Department at (877) LAPD-24-7 if they think they were a victim.