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Another ID theft ring busted

This time in New York; Attorney General Eric Schneiderman charged 7 gang members yesterday with aggravated identity theft and access device fraud. 3 people are from Bronx, 1 person from Pomona and 3 other individuals from Seaford. They managed to … Continue reading

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Identity trafficking: over 50 charged in US and Puerto Rico

Over 50 people from 15 states and Puerto Rico were charged yesterday in a massive scale ID theft ring. The scheme was to steal or buy Puerto Rican identity from a broker and the sell it in the US to … Continue reading

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what’s next with South Carolina voter id law?

South Carolina as a state with minority discrimination history had to get pre clearance from Department of Justice to apply ammendement to the election laws. Proposed law requires state issued photo identification in order to cast a ballot. Bill sponsors … Continue reading

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NJ: Head of unprecedented scale ID theft plies guilty

Sang-Hyun Park, 45 years old, South Korea native, pleaded guilty to charges of identity theft in Newark court on Monday. He is considered a head of gang as big as 54 members arrested in September 2010 by Federal Authorities. For … Continue reading

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Indiana: plan ahead for ID card and DL renewal

Around 2.2 million state photo id cards and driver’s licenses are up for renewal this year in the state of Indiana. This is close to ten times more than 2011 when 260,000 documents were renewed. It’s not single year baby … Continue reading

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Oman new national ID card

Oman will shortly upgrade its citizens and expatriates id cards to more technology advanced ones. Lieutenant-general Hassan bin Mohsin Al Shuraiqi of Inspector-General of Police and Customs office has signed a contract with French security vendor Gemalto. New cards have … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi: apply for national ID card online

Starting 2012 Abu Dhabi residents can apply and renew the national id card online. This is not only more convenient but also saves money as applying at EIDA center directly costs Dh30 extra. Unfortunately the new convenient way is not … Continue reading

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Texas voter ID bill still in DOJ review

Texas new election legislation got more attention recently after US Department of Justice blocked South Carolina voter ID bill just before Christmas. South Carolina and Texas are required to get DOJ pre clearance on election law amendments due to previous … Continue reading

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Oregon ID thief arrested

An interesting story has developed in small town of West Linn, Oregon. Khoi Lai, a 20 years old male was a very active holiday season shopper until he was arrested for identity theft, computer crime and fraudulent use of credit … Continue reading

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Wisconsin move towards Real ID

Begining 2012 state of Wisconsin joins the family of states which moved towards Real ID program compliance. After testing phase is completed state photo id cards and driver’s licenses will no longer be printed at the local DMV office. Applicant … Continue reading

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