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Saturday, March 06, 2010

Maine Lawmakers Think Restricted Access Could Prevent Fraud

Maine lawmakers have proposed restricting public access to birth and marriage records as a way to combat fraud and identity theft. The lawmakers are considering restricting access despite any evidence that misuse of birth or marriage records have lead to any cases of identity theft or fraud in the state.

Read more about it here.

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