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Hearing on ID Theft, Fraud and Homeland Security

The Alias Among Us: The Homeland Security and Terrorism from Document Fraud, Identity Theft and Social Security Number Misuse, Senate Finance Committee Hearing, September 9, 2003 (this site provides links to testimony by seven witnesses as well as committee members).

  • From’s coverage of this hearing: “the General Accounting Office’s Robert J. Cramer (Managing Director, Office of Special Investigations) described how auditors successfully used a variety of false IDs to enter the country, purchase handguns, acquire driver’s licenses and roam federal buildings.”[Link to Cramer’s statement]
  • See also Mr. Cramer’s previous statement on weakeness in screening entrants into the U.S., before the same committee, on Janaury 30, 2003.
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