A man caught with more than 2,000 counterfeit Missouri driver’s licenses pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court.
Tracy Allan Ford, 27, of Lee’s Summit, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Kansas City to manufacturing fraudulent identification documents.
Ford admitted that he had been making fake driver’s licenses for three years using materials that he ordered online, including sheets of holograms from China.
The investigation that led to Wednesday’s plea began in 2015 when Lee’s Summit police caught a 19-year-old woman using one of Ford’s fake licenses to buy liquor.
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In a subsequent search of his home, police seized over 2,300 copies of counterfeit Missouri driver’s licenses in various stages of production, counterfeit driver’s license producing hardware, printers, flash drives and several computers.
A sentencing date for Ford has not been scheduled.