PA Attorney General busts fraudulent license plate ring, costs taxpayers $2 million

The Pennsylvania Attorney General announced Wednesday an elaborate crime ring has been busted. This was an organized operation that trafficked fraudulent license plates, insurance information, and titles, and resulted in taxpayers losing almost $2 million.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro called the crime ring “Operation Car Wash” at a press conference in Harrisburg. He said

.”These license plates were used for illegal purposes across the country,” Shapiro said.