Fake ID Markets
Social Security cards run about $20, green cards about $70 and a California driver’s license between $60 and $250.
The price jumps up for higher-quality documents, such as IDs with magnetic strips containing real information — often from victims of identity theft.
“You name it, they can make it,” said Los Angeles Deputy City Atty. Arturo Martinez, who specializes in fraudulent document cases.
From “Fake ID Trade Makes a Name for Itself” in the LA Times. Shockingly, supply seems to grow to meet a demand. Someone should study that.