NPR logo

Hi-Tech IDs Created to Stem Identity Theft

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4183555/4183556" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Hi-Tech IDs Created to Stem Identity Theft

U.S.

Hi-Tech IDs Created to Stem Identity Theft

Hi-Tech IDs Created to Stem Identity Theft

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4183555/4183556" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

This month Massachusetts has begun to issue what it calls the most secure driver's license in America. Officials say the new card is nearly impossible to forge or alter. But some experts call the license just one step in stemming the growing problem of identity theft and the dangers of terrorism that comes with it. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.