New Technology Cracks Down on ID Theft?

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For the second time in four years, the U.S. General Accounting Office reported identity theft as the fastest growing crime in America, with businesses and consumers losing billions of dollars to identity thieves.

Stolen personal and financial information is used to make unauthorized purchases, open fraudulent credit and checking accounts, and access government services in the name of unsuspecting consumers. In addition to the staggering financial costs, ID crime contributes to passport fraud, counterfeiti...

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