Florida Man Arrested for Creating and Selling Fake License Plates

Photo courtesy of Boynton Beach Police

Fedelin Pericles known as the "Tag Man" throughout Florida was arrested this week. The 36-year-old sold fake temporary license plates and insurance cards to undercover officers, according to Boyton Beach Police,

Investigators say they received an anonymous tip from a caller who also provided the "tag man's" phone number.

An undercover officer texted Pericles and asked to buy a temporary tag. He replied, wanting the VIN number, car model and color.

They agreed to meet at a store parking lot to exchange money for the fake tag. Pericles was then arrested Wednesday on multiple charges including organized fraud.

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