Intellicheck’s Weekly Roundup Vol 9

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.
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“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.

Kansas ABC Combats Underage Drinking with Intellicheck's Age ID


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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.

VIDEO: Security Alert: What to look at in credit reports to spot identity theft


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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.


Beer Companies Linking Ads To Colleges May Lead To More Underage Drinking


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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. 

Is Someone Using Your Child’s Identity?

Intellicheck’s Weekly Roundup Vol 8

Enjoy our roundup of stories that piqued our interest this week.

This week we tackle the following:

  • 6 Mistakes That Risk Identity Theft  - Learn how to clean up these errors and reducer risk.
  • Drinkable Cannabis - Just another thing for parents to worry about and get informed about.
  • Beer & Wine Sales Coming to Oregon Football - College football fans at Oregon and Oregon State University will be able to buy beer and wine.
  • You Should Black Out Your Medicine Labels - Labels contain a lot of usable information for a thief.


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Kim Komando identifies six mistakes that may lead to identity theft and ways to ensure that you minimize the risk. Strong passwords, updated laptop security patches, bank statements and oversharing on social media are the culprits.

6 mistakes that put you at risk for identity theft


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Any trip through states that have legalized marijuana provides an opportunity to see how far "innovation" has come in terms of edibles. The trend continues with mixers, concentrates and syrups. With reports of underage drinking on the rise, it will be interesting to see how this develops. 

A Look At The Limitless Possibilities Of Drinkable Cannabis


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Starting this season, college football fans at Oregon and Oregon State University will be able to buy beer and wine throughout the stadium. Enforcement of underage drinking will be important with a large percentage of college students under 21.



Oregon and Oregon State to sell alcohol at football games


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Watch KLFY's interview with Jenn Love of the Better Business Bureau discussing the importance of blacking out/destroying your medicine labels after use.

Video: Blacking out your medicine labels could protect you from identity theft

Intellicheck’s Weekly Roundup Vol 7

Enjoy our roundup of stories that piqued our interest this week.

This week we tackle the following:

  • Binge Drinking on the Rise in Indiana  - The Indiana Partnerships for Success Young Adult Survey was administered to more than 1,100 young adults.
  • America’s Invisible Pot Addicts - More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.
  • Meet Parents Empowered - Utah's underage drinking prevention initiative discusses the effects of alcohol on the teen brain.
  • Curbing Underage Drinking on Campus - September is uncharted territory for incoming freshman.


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A new survey analyzed by researchers at IUPUI shows binge drinking among young adults ages 18 to 25 in 10 Indiana counties increased after they turned 21, rather than tapering off, as had been the case in the past.

Those findings mirror national statistics showing that increased binge drinking among young adults now extends beyond the peak that was associated with the legal drinking age.

Binge drinking among young adults in 10 Indiana counties increases


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Annie Lowrey, Contributing editor at The Atlantic covering economic policy wrote a terrific article about how more and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead. Parents need to continue to be diligent as vaping marijuana is odorless.

​​America’s Invisible Pot Addicts


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See a short video by KUTV in Salt Lake City featuring Susannah Burt, a representative for Parents Empowered, Utah's underage drinking prevention initiative. Susannah and Parents Empowered works to provide parents with the tools and resources to eliminate underage drinking in Utah. 



Video: Department of Alcohol Beverage Control - Underage Drinking


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The liquor enforcement officers with the Pennsylvania state police say they've seen an increase in the number of underage drinking citations over the last two years. Bloomsburg University has been ramping its efforts in recent years to curb underage drinking. The school offers a wellness program for students who have been cited or may be in need of counseling.

Curbing Underage Drinking on Campus

Intellicheck’s Weekly Roundup Vol 6

Enjoy our roundup of stories that piqued our interest this week.

This week we tackle the following:

  • College Identity Theft  - College students are among the most vulnerable to identity theft.
  • Why Everyone Should Shred Their Documents - Sacramento man arrested with plethora of paper documents in the trunk. 
  • Cannabis Now Magazine CEO Eugenio Garcia Talks Marijuana - Whether you like the normalization of cannabis or not, time to educate yourself.
  • Redondo Beach Police Awarded Grant To Combat Underage Drinking - A good start, but missing a certain app that we are fond of


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Michael Osakwe from NextAdvisor blog has some terrific data and insights on how to protect your student from the risks of identity theft. Common methods include laptop theft and malware, unsecured mailboxes and job and offer scams. Michael details prevention points for cybersecurity, physical security, and  financial security.

College Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Student


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Sacramento police hit the jackpot with a routine traffic stop by finding about 20 copies of business invoices and other paperwork with personal information, including driver licenses and copies of credit card for numerous victims. This gives us a chance to remind everyone that identity theft is more than just a cyber crime. Shred your discarded mail!

​​Sacramento man arrested in Camarillo for alleged identity theft crimes



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Forbes profiles Cannabis Now magazine CEO. In order to protect your minors from the dangers of marijuana, you need to understand what drives the entrepreneurs that are taking advantage of the changes in the our enforcement.

Learn hoe Cannabis Now got started and where they see the industry headed.

Cannabis Now Magazine CEO Eugenio Garcia Talks Marijuana, Publishing And The Future Of It All


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The Redondo Beach Police Department announced Thursday that it's been awarded a grant which will help fund programs that increase public safety by combating underage drinking and educating licensees about alcoholic beverage laws. 

​​Redondo Beach Police Awarded Grant To Combat Underage Drinking

Intellicheck’s Weekly Roundup Vol 5

Enjoy our roundup of stories that piqued our interest this week.

This week we tackle the following:

  • Steps Senior Citizens Can Take on Identity Theft  - Complex passwords and credit freezes can help stop criminals from stealing personal information for financial gain.
  • State of New York Claims Success with Law ID - New York Gov Andrew Cuomo turns to Intellicheck to prevent underage drinking.
  • Sausalito City Council Takes Aim on Flavored Tobacco Juice - The council has voted to ban the sale of sweet tobacco in the seaside city, which critics say targets underage smokers.
  • Man Arrested After Car Was Stolen Using Identity Theft - Auto dealerships need to be more diligent in the var buying process.



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Senior citizens have the combination that identity thieves are looking for: wealth accumulation over a long life and lack of computer skills. New York Newsday presents two great tips for seniors to combat identity theft: A credit freeze and make online passswords more complex. This makes it more time consuming to capture your information so the odds are the criminals will move on to easier prey. 

Good to Know: Senior citizens can take charge against identity theft

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New York State DMV, looking to combat underage drinking, has turned to smartphone technology to help identify fake identification, according to a statement Friday by the office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

Throughout the year, DMV investigators are present at concerts and bars across the state to check identifications and to prevent those under the age of 21 from purchasing alcohol. Known as the Operation Prevent Campaign, the DMV works with the state’s liquor authority, police, and park police as well as with local law police.

​​State uses smartphone app to target underage drinkers

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The Sausalito City Council is taking aim at the smoking of marijuana and flavored tobacco by youths.

The council has voted to ban the sale of sweet tobacco in the seaside city, which critics say targets underage smokers. It also approved new language for its “social host” law specifically targeting marijuana. Both changes received final approval last week.



Sausalito takes aim at underage pot smoking, flavored tobacco


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Auto Dealerships were long assumed to be immune to fraud because of the significant financial requirements needed to purchase a car. Thieves are getting better and more sophisticated. KXRO News Radio reports on the theft of a car using a fraudulent ID and check. 

​​Man Arrested After Car Was Stolen Using Identity Theft