LINCOLN, Neb. — Authorities have accused a Lincoln woman of having her sister impersonate her and take the driver’s license test so the woman could get a Nebraska license.

Court records say 28-year-old Niketa Williams and 35-year-old Angela Myles are charged with illegally possessing a vital record. The records don’t list the name of an attorney who could comment for either or both of them. Their next court date is Feb. 6.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports that investigators say facial recognition software identified the similarity between the image of the applicant, Myles, and images on record for Williams. Interviews with the women led officials to suspect Williams had impersonated Myles in November and that Myles had given Williams her birth certificate to get the license.


Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com

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