Enjoy our roundup of stories that piqued our interest this week.
This week we tackle the following:
- Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control to Use Age ID - Age ID to focus on communities where higher education institutions are located.
- What to look at in credit reports to spot identity theft - WINK News with a brief educational report.
- Beer Companies Linking Ads To Colleges May Lead To More Underage Drinking - University of Missouri reports on a research study.
- Is Someone Using Your Child’s Identity? - The Social Security number of a minor child is highly sought after by identity thieves.
“We are very pleased to welcome Kansas to the expanding group of enforcement agencies nationwide that are effectively using Age ID to curb underage access to alcohol and all age-restricted products,” said Intellicheck CEO Bryan Lewis. “We believe that we will continue to see a steady growth in adoption of our state-of-the-art technology solution because of its exceptional track record of delivering pivotal mission successes,” Lewis concluded.
WINK News has a report on what to look for when you receive your credit reports. They also highlight how to get your free credit report you can head to annualcreditreport.com. The web site was created by the three credit bureaus and the federal trade commission.
Researchers from the University of Missouri sought to find out if students associate the feelings of trust and safety that usually come from being at a university with the beer brands that use these marketing techniques.
The Social Security number of a minor child is highly sought after by identity thieves. Getting their hands on a Social Security number of a minor with no credit history allows them to apply for credit cards, rent homes, or even get government benefits. It could be years before a parent realizes that their child’s information has been used.