FRESNO — A Madera woman found guilty of recruiting people to receive driver’s licenses that they had not passed written and behind-the-wheel tests for has been sentenced to four years in prison.
U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill sentenced Rosemary Fierros, 47, of Madera, last week, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
A federal jury found her guilty in February of 31 counts in a conspiracy to sell official California driver’s licenses to ineligible individuals.
According to evidence presented at trial, Fierros recruited recipients of the driver’s licenses and used “brokers” to recruit recipients of the licenses. She passed the money along with the recipients’ information for the applications to her brother Alfonso Casarez, 50, of Fresno, who worked for the DMV as a Senior Motor Vehicle Technician, Wagner said...