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The leader of a violent fake-identification ring that operated in 11
states pleaded guilty to racketeering and two other charges an hour
before his trial was scheduled to begin in federal court Tuesday.
Israel Cruz Millan of Raleigh, N.C., led a fake ID ring enterprise with roots in Mexico
that prosecutors say protected its lucrative turf with beatings and at
least one slaying. A trial for the man accused of that killing, alleged
former Arkansas cell leader Edy Jiminez-Oliverez, began Tuesday as