Fake Paper License Plate Scourge Prompts NYPD Surveillance and Arrest Surge

The NYPD is ticketing drivers for fake or mutilated license plates at an accelerating clip — highlighting a growing safety scourge, even as the pandemic slows overall enforcement of moving violations, department data shows. Tickets for missing, improper, obstructed or unregistered license plates through August 2021 are up 45% from the same period in 2019, […]