Interpol looks to establish universally accepted electronic IDs for travelers

Apr 27, 2011 Brian Bradley

According to TGDaily, Interpol is attempting to introduce an ubiquitous electronic ID card for worldwide travelers, which could replace burdensome verification documents.The comprehensive card will likely include biometric data for each individual,


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U.S. Treasury asks lenders to come clean about short-term financing woes

Apr 26, 2011 Todd Milner

Due to increasing legislative pressure and a lack of budget options, the U.S. Treasury Department is asking lenders for updates on the state of the short-term financing market. Usually, when supply tightens, the Treasury is able to adjust


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Lack of teacher background screening uncovered in Massachusetts city

Apr 26, 2011 Matt Roesly

According to Enterprise News, teachers and other school employees in Brockton, Massachusetts, have not undergone criminal background checks in more than three years, which puts the school department in violation of state law.According to superintendent


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Oregon AG reaches settlement with debt collection firm

Apr 23, 2011 Kyle Duncan

While most in the debt collection field work within the law, there are a handful who don't play by the rules, using illegal tactics to get money from victims. Public officials have been working hard to bring these criminals to justice,


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Massive data breach puts millions of email addresses at risk of ID theft

Apr 23, 2011 Brian Bradley

These days, consumers are accustomed to providing information to companies while registering for websites in order to use online services. However, with more and more information on the web, the threat of identity theft from hackers working


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