Alliance of businesses, colleges and crime fighters combine to fight ID theft


An alliance of businesses, colleges and federal crime fighters will combine their expertise at a new research center that will study the problems of identity theft and fraud.

Founding partners of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection include LexisNexis Inc. and IBM Corp., the U.S. Secret Service and the FBI. Participating schools include Carnegie Mellon University, Indiana University and Syracuse University.

The center will be established in upstate New York at Utica College, which pioneered the nation's first curriculum on white-collar crime in 1988. Research center to focus on ID theft - Security - MSNBC.com

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