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BMV leaders knew of overcharges, top deputy says

Top officials at the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles were told the agency was improperly overcharging Hoosiers millions of dollars, but they secretly kept doing it for at least two years to avoid budget troubles, a former deputy director alleges.

The explosive accusation comes in an 88-page deposition taken last week as part of a class action lawsuit pending against the BMV in Marion Superior Court. The suit seeks to recoup $30 million to $40 million that the BMV overcharged Indiana motorists for personalized license plates, vehicle registrations and dozens of other services.

Read the full story from The Indianapolis Star here.

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