Category Archives: id card news in the US

national ID card, UC Berkeley perspective

We wrote recently about a biometric national id card idea and its support from Mitt Romney. Our thought was that it’s a bad idea. University of California in Berkeley Law School Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy also thinks … Continue reading

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West Virginia: confusion on new id card rules

West Virginia became REAL ID Act of 2005 compliant effective January 3rd 2012. It has caused some confusion among the state residents which caused DMV Commissioner Joe Miller issuing a news release this morning. The statement basically reminds the residents … Continue reading

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Utah pioneers in child identity theft protection

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff started new identity protection for children on January 31st. Together with Trans Union credit bueurau the new initiative will actively monitor minors credit profile and alert on any suspicious activity. The way it works is … Continue reading

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Utah: fake id card mill busted

State Attorney General special Strike Force SECURE has recently raided an apartment at 759 West Center Street in Midvale, UT. The raid resulted in arrest of 6 individuals 25 years old Javier Manenche-Bracamontes charged for possession of controlled substances with … Continue reading

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fake id cards blamed for Chicago club closing

Evanston popular pub, The Keg has just lost it’s liquor license due to public safety concerns over underage drinking. Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl decision also prevents bar owner Tom Migon from getting a liquor license for other place in town. According … Continue reading

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Gun Owner ID card more popular in Chicago

State officials announced 16 percent increase in applications for firearm when compared to two years ago. Only last year there was almost 80 thousand firearm licenses issued. From January 2011 to January 2012 the number of state residents with valid … Continue reading

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Abbott pushes for Voter Id bill approval

Sounds like Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is running out of patience towards the Department of Justice approval process of new Texas vote id law. The bill was passed last year by the state legislature. Republicans sponsored legislation requires to … Continue reading

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id card based on DNA for SAT test?

This is not a joke. It’s a real answer for a real problem that north shore Long Island (NY) high school experienced recently. Last year a few teenagers from prominent, respected families got arrested for taking up to $3600 from … Continue reading

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Another state preps for voter id bill

New Hampshire voter ID bill is similar to other states legislation which went similar path. When becoming law it would require state issued photo id card, driver’s license, US passport, college photo id card or some other government issued form … Continue reading

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Texas: convicted ID thief strikes again

League City, Texas resident, 36 years old Sharif John Reid pleaded guilty yesterday to charges of aggravated identity theft and access device fraud. The suspect has been on supervised release since April 2010 for another identity theft conviction from 2007 … Continue reading

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