California's pioneering identity theft laws aren't enough

Thursday, 3 March 2005, 11:12 AM EST

Law enforcement officials attending the state's first summit on identity theft asked Monday for more money to combat the crime in California, the only state believed to have more than 1 million victims last year.

Authorities sought assistance from politicians, businesses and consumer advocates in their quest to prevent identity theft and crack down on thieves.

By Rachel Konrad at SecurityFocus.

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