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Passport Security Faulted in New Report

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Passport Security Faulted in New Report

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Passport Security Faulted in New Report

Passport Security Faulted in New Report

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A government oversight report says a test showed that one person on the FBI's most wanted list and nine murder suspects were able to get passports in a failure of the nation's passport processing system. The General Accountability Office says insufficient oversight by the State Department allows criminals, illegal immigrants and suspected terrorists to fraudulently obtain U.S. passports.